Tag Archives: architecture

A Short Break in London – Part 5

Here we are back with my final post about our short break in London, looking at the day we visited Carnaby Street a fabled street when we were teenagers. It was strange though how wide it seems now and how … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, buildings, London, photography, townscapes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

A Short Break in London – Part 4

This is number 4 in this mini-series about our London break, where I will take you along the South Bank.    Surprises along the way included the “New Globe” theatre building which seems so out of place but fascinating too, … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, buildings, London | Tagged , , ,

A Short Break in London – Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1 we then enjoyed time at The Tate Modern, another ambition I wished for but never thought I would be able to manage. Thanks to my orthopaedic surgeon and support from Jo and Rob the visit … Continue reading

Posted in architecture | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

A Short Break in London – Part 1

Since I had a major operation to rebuild my right leg, I find myself being able to tackle  things I have not done for years and I am gaining confidence to have a go at them. Jude and I  have … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, buildings, light, light quality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Anglesey – Part 1 – A day out in Beaumaris

We love Anglesey and our favourite seaside place must be Beaumaris with its castle and its little pier. It is a seaside town in miniature. In the early autumn of 2017 Jude, the Undergardener and I spent a short break … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, buildings, the sea, the seaside, the shore, Wales | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Harvington Hall – a great place for afternoon tea.

Jude the Undergardener and I have become very fond of  indulging in afternoon teas, a true English tradition which has been revived here in the UK in recent years. Our children often treat us to one as a present and … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, buildings, gardens, gardens open to the public | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Lichfield Cathedral – a three-spired cathedral

We haven’t shared a visit to a cathedral for quite a while now so a trip to Lichfield recently allowed us just that. A religious place of worship has existed on the site for more than 1300 years and the … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, buildings, Church architecture, photography | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments