Category Archives: People

At the Top of the Bottom of the Storr

Couple Standing on a Hill at the Base of the Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland. I’m a sucker for silhouettes of couples, so when I saw this couple climbing up a small hill at the base of the Storr as … 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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Tintagel’s Southern Cliffs

View from Tintagel’s Southern Cliffs, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Tintagel Castle, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur and the one-time seat of Cornish kings and chieftains, is steeped in history and folklore. With so much history stretching back into the hazy, distant … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Valentines

May we all be so lucky. And may love be in all our hearts on this Valentine’s Day.

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Don’t Look Down, Climber Man

Man Climbing Cheddar Gorge Cliff, Somerset, United Kingdom. Rock climbing is a sport that requires mental and physical stamina. I don’t know if I would ever have sufficient stores of either to climb up a vertical cliff as this man … Continue reading

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Albert Cuyp Market: Amsterdam’s Largest Open-Air Street Market

Albert Cuyp Market on Albert Cuypstraat (in the De Pijp (“The Pipe”) neighborhood) is Amsterdam’s largest open-air street market with nearly 300 vendors selling just about everything one might expect, including hot foods, meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, spices, chocolate, sweets, flowers, plants, household … Continue reading

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Hazy Amsterdam

Early in the morning, before the haze had a chance to burn off, my husband and I wandered the streets of the Jordaan District in Amsterdam. While walking down Eerste Leliedwarsstraat towards Westerkerk (“Western Church”), I couldn’t help but notice … Continue reading

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Beside Ghent’s Graslei Canal

Graslei Canal, Ghent, Belgium. We were so fortunate to have such a beautiful day when we visited Ghent. As you can see, this area was rather quiet, but we weren’t the only one’s enjoying the sunshine and picturesque location. If … Continue reading

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Dressing the Part

Judge at Wells Cathedral after the swearing-in ceremony for the new sheriff of Wells. When my husband and I arrived at Wells Cathedral in March, we were unable to visit the cathedral as tourists (no walking around and no photography), because … 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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