I Am Not Amused

The “Grumpy Old Man” was on a road trip yesterday to the seaside. On the way he stopped off at the now disused Hadlow Road railway station, which has been preserved to give an authentic 1950’s look. The station is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building. It is one of two visitor... Continue Reading →

52/2013 Week 25

Unlike many people when I go on holiday I don't take too many photographs. Holiday for me is to spend time with my wife and just relax. However, I do take my camera gear with me and sometimes I’ll take the odd photograph but it’s not the top priority. One of the reason we were... Continue Reading →

Gwrych Castle

Gwrych Castle is a Grade I listed 19th century country house near Abergele in Conwy county borough, North Wales. Erected between 1819 and 1825 at the behest of Lloyd Hesketh Bamford-Hesketh, grandfather of Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald. From 1894 until 1924, when the Countess died, it was the residence of the Dundonald family. The... Continue Reading →

Photo A Day August – 3rd

Another day in paradise and something completely different. This time it's a photograph of Llandudno Pier, still an HDR image, but with additional work done in Photoshop. Llandudno is a seaside resort and town in Conwy County Borough, Wales. Llandudno was specifically built as a mid-Victorian era holiday destination and is served by a branch... Continue Reading →

Knightstone Island

I know I've shown images of Knightstone Island before but this is slightly different. It's from Knightsone Island looking along the causeway towards Dauncys Hotel. Knightstone Island historically housed a theatre, swimming pool and sauna. After years of disrepair and dereliction, the area was redeveloped by Redrow Homes. During 2006/2007, luxury apartments were built on the site. At high... Continue Reading →

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