Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

Vast sweeping mountains, pastel villages crowded around natural harbours, surrounded by tree covered hills that reach out with arms of hardened rock to protect the inhabitants within.  Isolated and secluded emerald watered bays provide playgrounds where suntanned tourists swim from white sparkling yachts with wine and picnics on-board.  A shiny capital that boasts a stunning… Continue reading Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

I have posted the odd pic of Hampton Court Palace along the way, but normally when the sun is up and the light is good, the crowds are there, and it is swarming with people.  I decided to stip off this morning on my early morning bike ride.  It's a cloudy morning and the sun… Continue reading Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

Friendly Friday – Contrasts

This weeks Friendly Friday Challenge is set by Amanda at Something to Ponder about.  The current theme is contrasts, something we can all have some fun with.  Next week will be hosted by The Snow Melts Somewhere. I had a few ideas about this one, and in the end just chose some items from a… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Contrasts

ThursdayTreeLove – 57 Challenge

Thanks to Cee's blog I have found my way to Thursday Tree Love, hosted by Parul at Happiness and Food.  My contribution this week is this magnificent Baobab Tree which I photographed in Kenya.  The scale of these trees is immense, and even having a carefully arranged person in the shot does not seem to… Continue reading ThursdayTreeLove – 57 Challenge

Greece – further adventures in the Ionian

So after my first trip to the Ionian Islands I had been captured by the beauty and the serenity of both the country and the people I had found. My first thought that following summer was to return, and that I did, with my girlfriend at the time. And then I went back again and… Continue reading Greece – further adventures in the Ionian