Derelict or devastation? Or both?

It is devastating that these wonderful buildings on an estate outside Prague (Czech Republic) have been left to become derelict.

Mindful Travel — Find Your Middle Ground

I’ve just recently discovered John O’Donohue’s work and for the first time in my life, I finally found a poem I like. I was so pleased that I actually wrote about it! This lovely blessing shared by Find your Middle Ground re-inforced my determination to get one or two of his books of blessing when … Continue reading Mindful Travel — Find Your Middle Ground

A line is a dot that went for a walk

A line is a dot that went for a walk (Paul Klee) - lines in photography

Best shot(s) of 2017?

I don't consider myself to be a landscape photographer, nor do I think I am any good at landscapes, but I always try when I get an opportunity.

The ever-changing​ colours of the Lennon Wall

The Lennon Wall in Prague is a constantly changing piece of multicoloured art. If you go two days in a row, it will be completely different from the day before. 

Thursday doors – Veltrusy Castle

I don't mind old buildings, in fact, I have a ''thing" for them, especially doors and windows - photographically of course! They have so much character and could tell so many stories if only they were able to talk.

Stories that windows tell

Stained glass windows in churches often portray religious stories or well-known figures such as archangels, saints and so on. But I believe that the everyday, common windows around us have stories of their own - intentional or unintentional. A window can 'tell' its story in so many ways: through the items placed on their sills, what … Continue reading Stories that windows tell

Travel theme: Steps

Stairs and steps - is there a difference?

From all corners of the world

I've just returned home from an international conference to Prague and saw the weekly photo challenge this week is 'corner'. A perfect opportunity to share some shots from some of the places I went, and a few from closer to home. More corner photographs In 2016, I did a ‘corners’ theme for my photography project – … Continue reading From all corners of the world

What’s in my bag: 10 essentials when I travel

Soon I will be going to an overseas conference for work and I recently came back from a local one. I travel a lot, for work and pleasure, locally and internationally. I must admit that packing (and unpacking) are my least favourite parts of the whole experience. Apart from the things you'd expect like money, … Continue reading What’s in my bag: 10 essentials when I travel