Posts about shop

Ponte Vecchio, Florence

This medieval bridge in Florence, rebuilt in 1345, is the only one remaining which is lined on both sides by shops. Originally butcher shops, the bridge has been populated by jewellers and goldsmiths since the late sixteenth century. The bridge is the only one in Florence to have survived the Second World War: on the […]

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MS Oriana IV, Invergordon

We were lucky enough to be at Invergordon on the Cromarty Firth in Scotland, when this huge cruise liner was preparing to depart. I shot a time lapse sequence over the course of twenty minutes or so, as the dock hands freed the ship and it headed out along the firth to the North Sea.

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The Orphan Works Bill

You’ll notice that I’ve made two changes over the past couple of days regarding copyright marking and my privacy settings here at Flickr. Firstly, all images which I post from now on will contain a visual copyright notice and a copyright definition in the (hidden) IPTC annotations. Secondly, no-one can download any of my photos […]

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Mango in Zürich

One of many shops for ladies today; shopping for new clothes for Jo. A special treat in "the big city".

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Limoncello, Capri, Italy

Limoncello is a lemon liqueur produced in Southern Italy, mainly in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula and the coast of Amalfi and islands of Procida, Ischia and Capri, but also in Sicily, Sardinia, Menton in France and the Maltese island of Gozo. It is made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water, […]

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The Night Life of Fudge

Although more prominent memories of Tenby are shops selling polystyrene surfboards and t-shirts printed to order, rock and local fudges are also a strong memory. This shop, closed for the evening and inexplicably illuminated by ultra-violet light, is on the street passing the Five Arches, which we passed on our way from the multi-storey car […]

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Local things for local people. There’s nothing for you here. www.thisisalocalshop.com

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a covered double arcade (two arcades intersecting in an octagon) sited on the northern side of the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, connecting to the Piazza della Scala. Named after Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of united Italy, it was orginally designed in 1861 and built by Giuseppe […]

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