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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

Floodlit as in olden days

A reminiscent photo of St. Paul’s Cathedral, which I only took because of a fortuitous London downpour.

Patience

After a long time with a much reduced amount of interest for photography, I am finally getting back to wanting to capture images again. The unenforced time out has done me good. I am reminded once more of the pleasure of waiting for the moment to be right; when the light and the surroundings all come… (Read More)

Ulm Minster

I’d all but forgotten that we’d even visited Ulm, until I came across a set of photos of the interior of the minster.

Baptistry, Cathedral and Tower

The Square of Miracles at Pisa.

Eleven, Cathedral St. Ursen, Solothurn

The number eleven has a lot of relevance in the Swiss city of Solothurn.

Duomo from the Campanile, Florence

We are small and there is so much to see, that we should get on with it and not let smaller things than us get in the way.

St. Peter and Paul, Bern, Switzerland

This is the seat of the Swiss reformist catholic church in Switzerland, formed in 1871. The cathedral is comparatively modern, having been built next to the city hall between 1858 and 1864, and was the result of an international design competition, won by a group of architects including Frenchman Pierre Joseph Edouard Deperthes, the architect… (Read More)