Category Archives: England

Thruscross Forest Path

Forest trail beside Thruscross Reservoir, North Yorkshire, England. A new friend and I ventured into the Yorkshire countryside to take photos at Thruscross Reservoir. While the water’s edge was worthy of attention, I was equally drawn to the surrounding nature, including this … Continue reading

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Snowdrops’ Message

Carpet of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire, UK (2014). Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in full force at the end of winter. A few days ago I strolled through a local garden and saw clusters … Continue reading

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The English Adventure Continues…In Yorkshire

Castlestead and Scenery near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Greetings from Northern England! I am happy to report that the Hubster’s and my British visas were extended for a few more years, so we decided to spend that time experiencing a … Continue reading

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Leckhampton Light

Afternoon View from Leckhampton Hill, Cheltenham. My legs ache as I attempt to descend stairs without looking like an invalid. Such is my state after hiking up Leckhampton Hill a few days ago to catch the view so fondly remembered … Continue reading

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Autumn Stroll at Westonbirt Arboretum

Japanese Maple at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England. A recent visit to Westonbirt National Arboretum to enjoy the colors of autumn proved colorful indeed. Although colors were not at their peak, a nice smattering stood out among the 14,902 … Continue reading

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In the Lavender Field

In a lavender field at Cotswold Lavender, Snowshill, Gloucestershire, UK. I don’t know if these two people are a couple, because I only saw them in the fields taking photos together. However, romantic that I am, I imagine that I … Continue reading

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Bluebell Walk in Wellies

English Bluebells atop Broom Hill near Soudley in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Last week I visited the Forest of Dean with the hope that I would enjoy the experience of walking through a forest blanketed in English … Continue reading

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Baby Fresh Forest

Broom Hill (near Soudley), Forest of Dean, England. I wanted to be able to title this post as something relating to English bluebells, because the bluebell-blanketed forest is what was sought. But weather has not been on the bluebells’ side this … Continue reading

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Illuminating St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, United Kingdom The day of our visit to St Michael’s Mount began with wonderment and awe. Arrived early to catch the first passage on the amphibious vehicle (which can be seen making its way towards … Continue reading

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Oxford Inspiration

Brasenose College Door and Radcliffe Camera, Oxford, United Kingdom. During a free two-hour walking tour with Footprints Tours, our tour guide pointed out an oft-photographed door, lamppost, and building. Besides the peek-a-boo vantage point to see one of Oxford’s most recognizable … Continue reading

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