… in Whitby, Yorkshire, England.
I was rather ambivalent at first about the Big Eclipse. At least, from the standpoint of a photographer – because I was pretty sure that everybody in the path of the moon’s shadow would...Read More
Hello, friends… It’s been a while, I know. But (among other things) I’ve been traveling… Last month I returned from spending three weeks in England and Wales “chasing the light in...Read More
…at the AirBnB home where I stayed in Whitby…. got me wondering: are the wet suits for surfing, scuba diving, or just walk the streets of rainy Yorkshire??
…and sometimes you get chased by the dark. An hour earlier, Conisburgh castle in South Yorkshire was all sunny and blue skies. An hour later… not so much…
With it’s architectural symmetry, turrets within towers and massive ramparts, Conwy Castle in Wales embodies all the qualities we’ve come to associate with a medieval fortress.
… that’s because these cloisters at Gloucester Cathedral have served as a location for countless films and television shows, not the least among them “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” This is where “The Chamber of Secrets has been opened…” was written in blood on the walls (though probably not really).
Caerphilly Castle in South Wales, one of the few fortresses in the country NOT associated with Edward I and his “ring of iron” that kept the Welsh in check after his conquest.
First stop: Tintern Abbey in Chepstow, Wales.
JMW Turner was here…