England

On Hound Tor

Published 7th March 2017

Your author as a mysterious fictional character.

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The St. Ives light

Published 15th February 2017

The fishing village of St. Ives is no longer a village. Its character changed in the second  half of the nineteenth century, when fishing declined and the new railway brought the first artists. These days, the town is mobbed by tourists and most are forced to abandon their car or coach in a massive car park on top […]

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St. Michael’s Mount, Marazion

Published 15th February 2017

The small tidal island off the coast of southern Cornwall called St. Michael’s Mount has been home to the St. Aubyn family since the middle of the sixteenth century. The island, which is connected to the nearby mainland by a man-made granite causeway at low tide, is a smaller version of the acutely similar Mont Saint-Michel […]

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Christmas lights in London

Published 16th January 2017

Another compilation of time-lapse sequences in London by Mattia Bicchi, which (as usual) makes me miss the city and encourage me to try and fit in a weekend there.

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Ullswater, at last

Published 12th January 2017

Perfect photographic conditions on the shores of Ullswater in the Cumbrian Lake District last week.

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Land’s End

Published 13th December 2016

Our holiday to the south of England this summer took us to the most south-westerly point of the British mainland.

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