Step Back In Time

Way back in 2013 Channel 4, a UK TV company, produced an excellent drama series called "The Mill". Set in industrial England around about 1833 the historical drama, in four parts, showed life for workers at Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire, based on the extensive historical archive of the mill. Trailer for "The Mill"... Continue Reading →

Hôtel-Dieu, Beaune

Once an alms-house for the poor, the Hotel Dieu is now a museum and at last I have found an ancient building in France that is not bare of furniture and fittings. Right from the start I knew there would be some good photo opportunities and it really was a shame that the sun wasn’t... Continue Reading →

Château de Tournon

Once again I am disappointed by a French historical building that promised much and delivered so little. Perched above the town of Tournon, the castle has views over the town and river. Inside though another historical building has been stripped of much of it’s original fixtures and fittings, only to be replaced by modern works... Continue Reading →

About Being “Freshly Pressed”

After being “pressed” yesterday my mailbox very rapidly started to fill up and I did my best to keep up with all of your comments, likes and my new followers. Early to bed last night as I’m off to Llanberis and the National Slate Museum, which is an industrial museum complex, but great for photography,... Continue Reading →

52/2013 Week 9

Memo to self. “Never run an anti-virus scan when you are trying to import and process just over 500 photographs and at the same time write this article”  The AV program is supposed to run in the background but it’s crunching my hard drive constantly and everything is slow, slow, really slow. Yesterday I was... Continue Reading →

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