Teesdale Intimate

Apologies to those who arrived here with the expectation of something salacious; perhaps the works of fellow bloggers Chloe Thurlow or Lisa Purr might fulfil a need. Instead this is the second of my three groups of images captured on a Sunday morning along the upper reaches of the River Tees.  There is an obvious…

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Teesdale Grandiose

John Greengo, an international photography educator, describes three approaches to nature and landscape photography; the grandiose landscape, the intimate landscape and specific details. A story on different levels, which may be dictated by the conditions you find on the day. Back in the early summer of this year I got up early to go and…

666 is no longer alone*

* Genesis - Supper's Ready   People attach special significance to certain numbers whether they're religious, freemasons, or just seeking the advantage of a little luck.  Depending on which sources you read, any number from 1-25 (and many more beyond that including the number of the beast in my title) has special meaning in the bible.…

“You’ll know it when you see it!”…

...is how I referred to the difference between baroque and rococo when discussing decoration with one of the National Trust volunteers at Claydon House in Buckinghamshire.   I'm afraid that the same does not apply to you dear reader as I shall explain. For nearly four centuries this has been home to the Verney family,…