I am a frequent visitor to Sidmouth having family living down there. I took the following photos late last summer. A storm was raging, the rain whipping across the bay, and the sea turned brown as a result of the local iron based soil and mudstone that forms the steep cliffs that tower to both… Continue reading Stormy Sidmouth
I wrote this a while back and it has rested in obscuruty at the bottom of my blog for some time. I recently had fun adding in some new photos. I hope you enjoy.
As the saying goes, ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’. As I have experienced life, the relevance of this has become more and more obvious to me. Yes, when we are talking about superficial things such as the external appearance of a human being, beauty is very subjective, two people will seldom agree on the perfect man or woman because they are always looking for their exact ideal. Each of us is unique and therefore the ideal ‘man or woman’ is unique to us as well. Based on that, the saying holds true, and as I sense that was its original meaning, then who am I to contest an idiom that is so deeply entrenched in literature and general society? However, I do believe that an appreciation of beauty as a concept is more generic, and is shared by every last one of us.
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Following on from my recent blog Putney to Kew, I now finish the journey I took that day. I had hoped to walk to Kingston, but the early setting sun, and the battery running out on my phone made me terminate at Teddington. All is not lost. I will continue, probably down to Hampton Court… Continue reading River Walks – Kew to Teddington
Walking home tonight we were blessed with one of those skies that just make you stop and stare. Sorry the quality is not great, but like with so much these were taken with my iPhone 5s. Not exactly top of the range. However, the view from Kingston Bridge, with the trees bordering Home Park were… Continue reading Sunday Evening Sky
I did a whole series of blogs, both photo and written about the temples at Angkor, Cambodia. This is one of the most special places I have been.