Category Archives: places

Earth

Rain magnifies the  rugged vivid beauty of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia’s northern outback margins. Earth.

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Medieval Security

Medieval security, Caernarfon Castle, Wales.  

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Green leaves of the lotus

Mary River Wetlands, Northern Territory, Australia. Green for the weekly photo challenge.

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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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The Road Taken

Driving around Ireland  with a loose itinerary and open dates, we travelled roads often ignored by tourists. The rugged Beara Peninsula in the SW of Ireland is frequently overlooked but we were rewarded by quaint villages, rugged rocky terrain and beautiful vistas. The … Continue reading

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Solitude

With the crash of the waves and the wind in my hair I’m the lone walker on an empty beach. My senses are sharpened, my thoughts crystal clear, I’m at peace. Solitude is refreshing, invigorating, clarifying..

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Ambience

The Chinese Garden of Peace, Darling Harbour, Sydney a haven of tranquility and beauty smack bang in the middle of the frenetic city. Both uplifting and calming, the ambience of these gardens is dominated by the aesthetic  layout and enhanced … Continue reading

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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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Magical sunset

Magic happens, when the sky is clear, when the light is low, when the setting sun is a golden glow. Magic happens.  

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Transmogrify

This is not a pretty picture. I was shocked to come across industrial tomato growing practices on a monstrous scale in Spain. Square kilometres of the countryside were blanketed in plastic. The ruin of a Moorish watchtower looms over the … Continue reading

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