One Billion Bicycles!

According to Wikipedia there are now more than one billion bicycles in the world. And not one of them is mine! ( When I retired I bought one. I fell off three times as I kept forgetting to put my foot on the ground when I stopped and just slowly keeled over. Ouch!). I do like to photograph them though, especially if I see one … Continue reading One Billion Bicycles!

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iPhoneography: Expressions in the Street

It’s often easier to capture expressions of strangers in the street by using a phone instead of a camera. All these pictures were snapped on my iPhone and processed using the Snapseed App. I’ve gone for a grungy, grainy look to reflect the fact that these are spontaneous street-shots of a few people whose expressions caught my eye in Barcelona. The first one (above) was … Continue reading iPhoneography: Expressions in the Street

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Empty Seating.

Where would you like to sit?   At Ruskin’s View in Kirkby Lonsdale? :   In a  narrow street in Lisbon’s Alfama district? You’ll have to wait as they haven’t opened up yet :   Perhaps you’d like a beer at a country pub in the Lake District? …..   ………or maybe coffee and cake at the Wolfhouse Gallery Coffeeshop? :   There’s a couple … Continue reading Empty Seating.

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Gothic Statues in Lisbon Cathedral

The Lisbon Cathedral (Portuguese: Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa or Sé de Lisboa; Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major), often called simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified … Continue reading Gothic Statues in Lisbon Cathedral