Posted on March 5, 2022
This larger than life statue stands in splendid isolation in the museum of the Vessuna Gallo-Roman archaeological site in Perigueux.
Posted on March 3, 2022
Who knew? Even cabbages can be interesting when you get up close to them – especially when they are as good and fresh as these, seen on a stall at the excellent Saturday market in Perigueux.
Posted on March 2, 2022
I was playing around in Lightroom with an otherwise ho-hum photograph of a clump of trees in the Beecraigs Country Park in central Scotland and came up with this slightly unsettling image that reminded me a little of the 2002 horror film ‘The Ring’.
Posted on March 1, 2022
We had a short weekend break in the city of Perigueux, capital of the Dordogne département. Walking back along the river bank to our hotel, I took this photo of the Cathedral of Saint-Front, which dominates the city’s medieval centre.
Posted on February 27, 2022
Possibly the most dreaded three words it is possible for any putative rail traveller to hear or see: ‘Replacement bus service’.
In this instance, the replacement is permanent, as the railway no longer serves the town of Chabanais. Although you can get the very occasional bus from outside the station…
Posted on February 24, 2022
An Arabian oryx takes it easy in the game reserve on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Posted on February 18, 2022
This rock formation in St Andrews juts out accusingly into the North Sea.
Posted on February 16, 2022
This is one of the many fine, typically Scottish stone buildings that form the estate of St Leonard’s School in St Andrews, my daughter’s
eye-wateringly reassuringly expensive boarding school all those years ago.
Posted on February 10, 2022
Will that ice cream be consumed before any of it drips onto that turquoise polo shirt?
Of course. Never in doubt.
Posted on February 9, 2022
Nothing to see here…
Three knights in armour chatting on a street in the nearby village of Rancon. Couldn’t have anything to do with it being the day of the medieval fair, could it?