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Welcome to Manchester…………..I don’t think!

Yesterday I drove to Manchester to meet my daughter for coffee and as I always do I slung my camera around my shoulder (Pentax K50) with the hope of getting some interesting photographs of the city. I parked up near … Continue reading

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Leeds skyline………….

A quick trip to Leeds yesterday to check out a new watch shop and also pay a visit to the camera shop to get one of my cameras fixed. Quoted £50.00 to get a simple cleaning job done by Jessops … Continue reading

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The Riverside Museum, Glasgow…………what to make of it?

  “The Riverside Museum building was designed by architect Zaha Hadid and engineers Buro Happold. The internal exhibitions and displays were designed by Event Communications. Replacing facilities at the city’s Kelvin Hall, the new purpose-built museum is the first to … Continue reading

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Šv. Stanislovo ir Šv. Vladislovo Arkikatedra Bazilika (the famous White cathedral in Vilnius) at sunrise

  This photograph was taken very early morning as the sun began to rise over the cathedral and I have tried to capture the architectural beauty (and simplicity) of this magnificent building that is the centre of cathedral square on … Continue reading

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Prince Charles the ultimate N.E.E.T.

The Prince of Wales tried to influence government decisions in areas including grammar schools expansion and GM crops, former Labour cabinet ministers reveal.   This is the man who at the age of 65 is still waiting for his first … Continue reading

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Cool Kindergarten…………

This kindergarten building was next door to the conference villa I was recently at during my Konstanz visit and it rather puts to shame the shabby and dour buildings that house many infant and junior schools in the UK. The … Continue reading

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Streetlife in Konstanz

On my recent visit to Konstanz in Germany I spent a considerable time wandering around the old town simply to take in the wonderful architecture of the city.  Konstanz is situated on Lake Constance (the Bodensee in German). The Rhine … Continue reading

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The Grand Courtyard of Vilnius University and Church of St. Johns.

Surely one of the most beautiful universities anywhere in the world. On my last visit to the university I took the opportunity to wander around and take some photos on what was a beautiful day. Tourists mixed with the students … Continue reading

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Kind of Blue

I recently visited London and was wandering around the Southwark area near Borough Market with camera in hand when I happened to glance up at one of the buildings and saw the three musicians attached to the front of the … Continue reading

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