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Pounding London’s streets

Photos from a wet night-time walk from Tate Modern to Southwark, via London Bridge and Tower Bridge, in 2014.

Floodlit as in olden days

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

Latrigg viewpoint, Keswick

I follow a couple of photographers and film-makers who post images and sequences from the English Lake District to their social media channels. Jason Chambers’ landscape photos are terrific and make me want to visit the region even more often, while Terry Abraham’s films go a stage further by adding sequences and interviews which go beyond the static beauty… (Read More)

Harder to Roteflue

Hiking in the rain along an unexpectedly steep route from the viewpoint above Interlaken.

Cudrefin, Switzerland

Rain clouds gathering over the Jura mountains, before coursing down to Lake Neuchâtel, near the unofficial border between French- and German-speaking Switzerland.

Zürich, Switzerland

Paradeplatz in Zürich is a central tram stop, where several lines come together under the watchful eyes of bank headquarters. Here, fresh rain and the addition of Christmas lighting lit up the square to provide a festive scene.

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Giessbach Falls in spate

The name “Giessbach” translates literally as “pouring stream”, and pour it does, magnificently and powerfully, when there is a lot of rain.

Loughrigg Fell

A shorter hike up one of the Lakeland fells, at Ambleside.

One New Change

When scouting destinations and views prior to my recent trip to London, I came across an potentially interesting-looking rooftop amongst some shots which photographer Ben Roberts, who I follow on Instagram, had shared on social media platforms. A quick question to find out where it is (and a nice friendly answer!) led me to the comparatively new… (Read More)

Lac Léman at Montreux

A panoramic view of Lac Léman from the top floor of the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic in Montreux.