Category Archives: History
Medieval security, Caernarfon Castle, Wales.
The view across the blue city of Jodhpur from atop the ramparts of the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort museum is breathtaking.
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
Morning, first light. Winter in Agra. The Taj Mahal from across the Yamuna River.
A spare wheel has many uses. Spare is the Daily Post 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
Time returns all things to the earth. The weekly photo challenge is “time.”
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.
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
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.”