Votive candles and the color spectrum of contemporary stained glass in semi-darkness, bring light to the Black Abbey in the Irish county of Kilkenny; the name was derived from the term “Black Friars” to describe members of the Dominican Order and the black cloak worn by monks over their white habits. Founded in 1225 byContinue reading “The Spectrum and the Flame”
A disused power station glimpsed through a pair of hands holding molecules. The sculpture of the giant hands emerging from the ground to cradle the molecules is located near Ramsgate in the English county of Kent.
In these days of inexpensive travel, it seems nearly everyone has been nearly everywhere – and only exciting and distant places are worth photographing. But travel is also about what we feel, people we meet and experiences, even in, especially in, our own backyard…
Old and beautiful Plane trees lining a road between vineyards in Languedoc-Roussillon, France.
Black Castle in Leighlinsbridge, Ireland was founded c.1181 by Lord Hugh de Lacy to defend the strategic crossing of the River Barrow after taking the surrounding lands from Irish clans.
The Balcón de Europa in Nerja overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Originally it was the site of a 9th century watchtower built to monitor the coastline, protecting against pirates until it gradually fell apart from fighting and the elements.
The beautiful beach that appeared in “The Prisoner”, a cult TV series launched on British TV screens in 1966, in Canada the following year and in the USA in 1968. The story followed a British secret agent (Patrick McGoohan), who, after angrily resigning from his job prepares to make a hurried departure from the countryContinue reading ““I am not a number””
Sitting on a rocky prominence, the Old Town in Salobreña is a cluster of whitewashed houses and steep narrow streets leading up to a tenth-century Moorish castle, called ‘Castillo de Salobreña’.
“Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong,” said Winston Churchill