Back in the UK

Back in the UK

I was back in the UK recently. Some photos from various parts. This first one is from the British Museum. A wonderful exhibit on Vikings included people in period dress. Very high quality costumes! This next is from down in Dartmouth. A man struggles to draw his small...
Hollywood Sign

Hollywood Sign

I got out today to make my way up to the ridge behind where I’m staying these days. It rained last night so the air is nice and clear. Bit of a chilled breeze blowing across but a very nice day out. After a short walk up through the neighborhood there’s a...
Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory

I made it up to Griffith Observatory this evening. First time in years. I’d found an older photograph I’d taken years ago with my old Nikon D80 several days ago. I wanted to recreate it with my newer D600. Much nicer camera with greater capability for...
the Biltmore House

the Biltmore House

Recently I spent some time in Asheville, NC with my family. Nearby there’s a beautiful private estate that’s open to the public for visiting. Built in the late 1800s, it’s a unique beauty here in the States. They have gardens, vineyards, livestock,...
Thames Barrier, London

Thames Barrier, London

I keep a running list of things to go and see in London. Back last year I found myself with no real plans on a Saturday. I decided to go and see the Thames Barrier. Built to control flooding of central London, it’s a beautiful piece of engineering with...