Posts about wood

“Stay off the road!”

Reminds me of a scene from Lord of The Rings, where Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin hide beneath a bank like this from a Black Rider. In the film, the bank begins seething with all manner of bugs, which put me off sitting on this bench.

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On my first ever trip to Scotland, to visit Jo for the first time, I had to suffer a day without her while she worked. Jo’s parents took me to a local beauty spot and I tried to distract myself by taking landscape photos whilst they walked their dogs. The peaty, dark brown river, running […]

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I clambered off through the forest from the obelisk in the picture to get to this point. I balanced my camera in a mossy, cleft rock and hoped for the best, while spray flew.

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Great Frontage

A traditional Swiss farmhouse, transplanted from Ostermundingen (BE) and re-built in the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum at Brienzwiler. Note the fake windows in the upper level, which have been painted onto the wood to make the frontage seem more impressive and the (original) owner more opulent. This and many other farmhouses and outbuildings in the museum, […]

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