Posted on November 6, 2014
‘When we bought Brokedown Palace almost ten years ago, we were also fortunate enough to acquire a few acres of attached agricultural land. This picture is of the field directly behind the house.
Just to be able to look out on a sunny day at this tranquil, unspoiled scene, with no sound but the birds, certainly counts as `bliss’ as far as I’m concerned.
Posted on November 5, 2014
Where there’s water, there’s a good chance of a reflection – nature’s buy-one-get-one-free.
Today, an image from my visit earlier this year to Monet’s Garden.
Posted on November 4, 2014
Here’s a street scene I captured on my recent visit to Venice.
Posted on November 3, 2014
Almost ten years ago, we bought a ruin – and I do mean a ruin – in rural France as a retirement home.
There was rather a lot of renovation involved, as you can see from these ‘before and after’ photographs, but it was well worth it, as I’ve written about here.
And we still call it Brokedown Palace.
Posted on November 1, 2014
Posted on October 26, 2014
Over at my other place, I’ve written about Leonard Cohen and this challenge seemed like a good opportunity to use this image of an impending rainstorm as an alternative cover for his first album. If you’re at all familiar with his work – especially the early years – you’ll know what I mean.
Posted on October 18, 2014