Category Archives: Animals

Irish Sheep

Sheep gazing out to sea along Slea Head Drive on the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. When I was a teenager I visited Great Britain and Ireland and fell in love with the sheep. While in Scotland, I purchased two mini sheep … Continue reading

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Horse Crossing

I’d seen this sign before, but today was the first time the sign meant what it says.

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Lazy Sunday

I can’t help but grin when I look at this picture. I hope it brings a smile to you as well.

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Water Under Bath’s Pulteney Bridge

Pulteney Bridge across the River Avon, Bath, United Kingdom. Pulteney Bridge, like the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy, is one of only a few historic bridges in the world with shops built into it. Although architecturally dissimilar (the Ponte Vecchio … Continue reading

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Wastwater Lake: “Britain’s Favorite View”

Wastwater, Wasdale Valley, Lake District National Park, United Kindgom (April 2012). In 2007, an ITV television program named Wastwater as Britain’s favorite view after the public chose from four landscapes. Wordsworth described Wastwater as “long, stern and desolate.” I can’t say … Continue reading

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The Three White Pelicans of St. James’s Park

While strolling through St. James’s Park in London, conveniently located just east of Buckingham Palace, I spotted a cluster of people near several long-necked, white birds. I assumed, incorrectly, that these big birds were swans. That was, at least, until … Continue reading

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Cheddar Gorge’s Chillin’ Goats

Goats Relaxing in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, United Kingdom.

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Broadway Tower:Thank Goodness for English Folly

Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, United Kingdom. When I think of folly I think of foolishness, of mistake, of one big “oops.” So when I learned that Broadway Tower is a folly, I wondered what the owner, architect, or builder did that … Continue reading

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Swanage Railway: Train to the Past

Corfe Castle above Swanage Railway’s Corfe Castle Station, Dorset, United Kingdom. If Disneyland had a Yesterdayland, then it would be the domain of the Swanage Railway. Reading the brochure, I learned that the first train ran on the Swanage Railway … Continue reading

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Batsford Arboretum Sheep

Actually, I don’t think these sheep live in the Batsford Arboretum in Gloucestershire, but in a field next to it on the other side of a boundary fence. Even so, I saw these lovely creatures while standing in the Arboretum, … Continue reading

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