The Bishop’s Best Shoes and other Footwear.

These shoes were displayed in a glass case alongside a Bishop’s lace under-gown in the museum of Ciutadella Cathedral. They are made of silk and are hand-embroidered. He seems to have had small feet. I found more up-to-date footwear in an independent shop in the Yorkshire village of Hebden Bridge: I wonder if the owner of this well-used walking boot ever came back to Borrowdale … Continue reading The Bishop’s Best Shoes and other Footwear.

Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.

During the period of very necessary lockdown and now restricted movement, we’ve taken a lot of walks from the house along village lanes. Living in the countryside there is always something new to see; things changing by the hour, by the day, the month or the season. In the last couple of weeks I’ve spent more time eyeballing sheep and their lambs than I normally … Continue reading Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.

Blasts from the Past 5: Lines of Monks and Buddhas.

Another couple of monochromes processed from old colour prints taken on trips to Thailand in pre-digital camera days, around 25 to 30 years ago. Leading Lines. This post was inspired by Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Vanishing or Leading Lines All images ©HelenBushe Scanned from old 7×5 colour prints and processed into monochrome using LUMINAR 4 Continue reading Blasts from the Past 5: Lines of Monks and Buddhas.

Blasts from the Past 4: Mothers and Children in the Golden Triangle.

More monochromes from old colour prints from trips to Thailand in pre-digital camera days, around 25 to 30 years ago. This series was taken in Northern Thailand in the area known as The Golden Triangle, where the borders of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet at the confluence of the Ruak and Mekong rivers All images ©HelenBushe Scanned from 7×5 colour prints and converted to monochrome … Continue reading Blasts from the Past 4: Mothers and Children in the Golden Triangle.