Monthly Archives: April 2012

Good-bye Soller, Hello Palma! Mallorca, Part 5

Plaça Constitució, Sóller’s Main Square (Feb. 2012). Much still remained on our to-do list, but it was already our last day in Sóller. Because of our late arrival on Day 1 and our all-day hiking excursion on Day 2, we still … Continue reading

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The Draw of Pattern

Beach in Amalfi, Italy (Aug. 2007). Pattern is the subject of the fourth lesson in photography. This selection of photos are my responses to finding natural and man-made patterns and finding pattern in single items and within groups. Pattern can … Continue reading

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Gloucester Cathedral in a Different Light

Gloucester Cathedral Cloister with Three of the BYU Singers Last night I had the evening of a lifetime. My husband and I attended a benefit concert for Cobalt, a medical charity that is working to raise £1,000,000 to purchase a … Continue reading

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Thinking Man of Palma

Man crossing Avinguda de Jaume III in Palma, Mallorca (Feb. 2012). I love this picture. We were returning to our hotel after exploring Palma. Being on holiday, the world looked different compared to the day-to-day life of home. I was relaxed … Continue reading

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Clouds and Cotswoldian Rapeseed

Today was a day of rain and sun and rain and sun and absolutely spectacular clouds. With the rapeseed in full bloom, I could not help pulling out my camera to take a few shots. As it turned out, the … Continue reading

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Goathland and the North York Moors

This idyllic scene is deep in the North York Moors in Northern England just outside of Goathland. We arrived here after visiting the Bridestones in Dalby Forest, thinking we’d go to the famous village of Goathland (a.k.a. “Aidensfield”) to see the famous train … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Unpronounceable Lakes

This is Llynnau Mymbyr, which is the name of two connected lakes near Capel Curig in North Wales. I have no idea how the lakes’ name is pronounced. We visited earlier this month just after an unseasonable snowfall. Mount Snowdon is in the … Continue reading

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My Best of Bath Abbey (3 of 3): Spy Holes, Keystones, and Fresh Buns

Shhh! Those people down there are sitting in Bath Abbey, and we’re spying on them through a hole in the ceiling. Actually, we don’t need to be quiet. We’re so far up and there’s so much ambient noise that no one would … Continue reading

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My Best of Bath Abbey (2 of 3): All About the Chimes

We begin Part 2 of my “Best of Bath Abbey” tour here, on the Abbey’s exterior beside one of the Abbey’s stained glass windows. If you missed the tour’s Part 1: Angels, Kings, and Super Water, feel free to take a peak. … Continue reading

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My Best of Bath Abbey (1 of 3): Angels, Kings, and Super Water

[Notice: I originally wrote this post as one, but my husband, assuring me that it was very interesting, but too long, recommended that I break it into three parts. So that is what I did. I will post the next … Continue reading

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