Category Archives: A Blog on a Landscape

Hanging in the Gallery

This is slightly different to usual for this blog. The image above isn’t a photo in the normal sense – it’s a piece of laboriously produced artwork I’ve produced. It’s based upon a photograph I took, nevertheless. I used a … Continue reading

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I Think It’s Going To Rain Today

“He’s not dead, he’s just pining for the fjords” (From the Monty Python “Dead Parrot” sketch) That’s a bit how I feel at the moment. Maybe not literally “the fjords”, but certainly the big mountains. At the time of writing … Continue reading

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“Oh, the Grand Old Duke of York….”

I think I’m in danger of becoming a crabby old bugger. OK, those who know me well will already be questioning my use of the word “becoming”, but on the issue at hand, I’ve got quite worked up over the … Continue reading

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The Flowers of the Forest

There was a time when I spent a lot of my life in the Italian Dolomites. I had a regular UK job, with great annual leave, and a boss with a very enlightened attitude to what he called “extra-vehicular activity”. … Continue reading

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Up On The Roof

I have always given myself permission to regard townscapes and cityscapes as coming within the overall definition of “landscapes”. They will, therefore, feature from time to time in this blog. It’s my view that towns and cities sculpt and pattern … Continue reading

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Lay This Body Down

This photo is perhaps of a smaller scale than some about which I’ll be blogging here. In one sense, that is, anyway. It is of the little Commonwealth War Graves Commission site called Queen’s Cemetery. It is in France, and … Continue reading

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Walking on a Wire

The photo for the latest edition of this blog represents the only thing I have in common with Sylvester Stallone. “What?” I hear you ask. Patience, all will become clear. We’re back in the Italian Dolomites, my second home for … Continue reading

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Watching The River Flow

I live in an area that many regard as very beautiful. OK, I fully accept that compared to many cities etc, it probably is. However, I reached a point may years ago where I just stopped enjoying it. I’d moved … Continue reading

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I Can See For Miles

This is, I guess, one of the classic views of the French Alps. It is the view south, across the main Chamonix valley from just above Lac Blanc. From left to right, the main peaks are the Aiguille du Chardonnet, … Continue reading

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Those Were the Days, My Friends

Although I will try to keep the selection of photos I use for this blog varied, there is an inevitability that pictures shot in the Italian Dolomites are going to feature quite often. That’s partly because I have no shortage … Continue reading

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