Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Wherever You Need One…

British red telephone boxes are ubiquitous. Here’s one practically in the middle of nowhere on the coastal road somewhere between St Ives and St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom. It’s a comfort to see, I think.

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English Sunset

Sunset over Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

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Otherworldly Eskdale Valley

Eskdale Valley, Western Lake District, United Kingdom. Although the glacial valley of Eskdale is in the Lake District, it does not have a lake of its own. But water is not absent as the River Esk waters flow through the valley … Continue reading

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Euro Channel Chunnel Tunnel

The Eurotunnel Shuttle looks like a subway/metro/underground/tube for automobiles. My husband and I wanted to drive from the UK to Belgium, so we had a choice between a ferry or the Chunnel. After all, there aren’t any bridges connecting Great Britain with … Continue reading

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Money, It’s a Hit

Top Row (Left to Right): one penny, two pence, five pence, ten pence; Bottom Row (Left to Right): twenty pence, fifty pence, one pound, two pounds. Ah, money. When I first arrived in the UK, the money seemed like play … Continue reading

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Photos for Aday

I took this and the following photos on May 15 as part of the Aday.org project. From Aday.org: On this one single day we ask you to pick up your camera and help us photograph daily life. What is close … 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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Birmingham’s Famous Frankfurt Christmas Market

Birmingham Town Hall at the edge of the Christmas Market in Victoria Square. Birmingham is the second most populous city in the United Kingdom, second only to London. However, Birmingham trumps London when it comes to Christmas markets: Birmingham hosts … Continue reading

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A Glorious Day

Today is cloudy and gloomy, marking the end to almost a week of absolutely spectacular, sunny, and pleasant weather. It’s already making me appreciate the moments captured in these photos, which I took yesterday while out and about. Is it me, … Continue reading

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