Layers in the Saronic Gulf

via Photo Challenge: Layered Layered A short flight to Athens, a bus ride to the historic port of Piraeus and just over an hour's  crossing of the Saronic Gulf by Catamaran and I was on the idyllic island of Ydra (also known as Hydra) last week, taking a few days out from autumnal England, to … Continue reading Layers in the Saronic Gulf

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Old Delhi Flats and Cables: Structure

Structure I was in India early last year, visiting family and on the last day of the trip, we made a trip to Old Delhi and Chandni Chowk. We took a rickshaw that weaved its way through the impossibly narrow alleyways, miraculously avoiding contact with the busy heaving crowds. We whizzed past a myriad open … Continue reading Old Delhi Flats and Cables: Structure

A magical corner of the world

    via Photo Challenge: Corner Last year I received an exciting invitation to the wedding of a friend I had met in Greece, several years earlier. I had seen her every year since then, at the end of each summer, when we visited a favourite spot amongst the Dodecanese Islands. She spoke Spanish, Greek … Continue reading A magical corner of the world

Shiny…and not so much.

via Photo Challenge: Ooh, Shiny!     (There seems to have been a glitch and my original writing accompanying the photograph has disappeared. I will try to re-write it from memory but it is not easy trying to recreate spontaneity.) Photographs used in iconic posters have made a lasting impression on me. We used to … Continue reading Shiny…and not so much.

Elemental Art, Erosion and Recycling

via Photo Challenge: Elemental Elemental is a profound word that conjures up so many images. I found this set of my photographs taken on a road trip  in 2010, around the west coast of America. The stone sculpture was sitting amongst fragments of rock weathered by the elements over millennia. The roadside shot was taken during … Continue reading Elemental Art, Erosion and Recycling