Ancient castle high on a hill

We went to see Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire last week. "It's just a pile of rocks," our English cousin and Derbyshire local said. But they were a beautiful pile of rocks. Built on top of a hill, we could see the countryside for miles. The former lavish home of William Cavendish is also known for... Continue Reading →

Foreign

I still find these coins foreign. It's the currency of the land. Millions of people use it with ease. But I'm still getting used to it. Looking forward to the moment when they become familiar. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #87: Foreign

Project 2020: Week #8

19 February 2020 Spring! Spring! Spring! It's near. I can see it. Feel it. The days are getting longer and warmer. And all around our neighbourhood are little signs of new life. Saw these flowers on my way to buy lunch at the local grocers. They were just blooming on the side of the road.... Continue Reading →

The small town with a huge heart

There is a small town in country Victoria called Beulah. According to the last census in 2016, it had 329 people living in it. The town made the news recently when a couple of residents began flying the Nazi flag above their property. It was to show their German heritage, the home owner told the... Continue Reading →

Project 2020: Week #7

12 February 2020 Spring is almost here! The tree next door must be feeling the change. It is starting to bloom. It has been for a little while. Leaving my husband and son at home, I headed out the door for a quick walk around Wimbledon. It was nice to get out of the house... Continue Reading →

When money, power, pride, meets art

This was an unsettling installation in the V&A by America artist, Darren Waterston. He recreated his own version of the Peacock Room, a famous dinning room decorated by James Whistler, to symbolise the "tension between art and money; ego and patronage." Th image is my contribution to Debbie's Six Word Saturday.

Big

Loved this big old bridge. I would walk across it with friends on Saturdays sometimes. We would then treat ourselves to a delicious breakfast. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #85: Big

Project 2020: Week #6

5 February 2020 There was nothing much to do today. Other than a few dishes in our kitchen sink, I was completely free. Ignoring the housework, I headed to the train station to explore London. Thankful for clear skies and sunshine. 6 February 2020 Another beautiful sunny day. Cold though. The days are getting longer... Continue Reading →

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