Category Archives: History

Medieval Security

Medieval security, Caernarfon Castle, Wales.  

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Atop Mehrangarh Fort

The view across the blue city of Jodhpur from atop the ramparts of the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort museum is breathtaking.

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Names

In the early and mid 20th century the Australian economy rode on the sheep’s back. Fine grade Merino wool was our greatest export and once, the bailed wool was stored in the place I now call home. Hessian wrapped wool … Continue reading

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Morning, first light

Morning, first light. Winter in Agra. The Taj Mahal from across the Yamuna River.

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Spare

A spare wheel has many uses. Spare is the Daily Post weekly photo challenge.

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Future-DP Weekly Photo Challenge

Our future is defined by our history. The SS Great Britain, now berthed at Bristol wharf preserved as a museum carried many free settlers from Great Britain to a new life in Australia. My family’s pioneering ancestors made that treacherous … Continue reading

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Time-DP Photo Challenge

Time returns all things to the earth. The weekly photo challenge is “time.”

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Ornate-DP Photo Challenge

I admire heavy ornamentation, the mindful planning and the patience and craftmanship needed  to achieve an intricate play of light and shadow.  This is an architectural detail from the heavily ornate Alhambra, Granada, Spain. Ornate is the weekly photo challenge.

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Change-DP Photo Challenge

This photo speaks of change. The abandoned homestead and the transience of the flowering canola crop are obvious. I captured this image recently on my 2000klm relocation road trip north. Big Change for me…. Change is the DP Weekly photo … Continue reading

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Symbol-DP Weekly Photo Challenge

The symbol rich “Graveyard” at St Ives, Cornwall UK speaks of faith and tradition. Each gravemarker is symbolic of a life lost, of faith, of love, of treasured memories. The DP Weekly Photo Challenge is “Symbol.”   

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