Here’s a picture of Stone Henge, found in my archives (this photo was taken many years ago, but only edited recently). What did this image teach me? For one thing, I didn’t realise I’d taken so many pictures of stone[…]
This tiny statue resides at the top of a set of stairs, carrying his scythe. He’s about three inches tall. What did this image teach me? A lesson that I seem to constantly need remind about – never stop looking.[…]
If you were one of the people who correctly spotted the Cornwall Clocktower from a few days ago was from Porthleven, then you’ll no doubt recognise this pole and rigging which can be found in Porthleven harbour. What did this[…]
You’ve probably heard of Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, but what about Nelson’s Tomb? Well, here it is… it can be found (alongside the remains of many other famous people) in the crypt beneath St Paul’s Cathedral. What did this[…]
I found this unusual construction attached to the walls of St Paul’s Cathedral. What did this image teach me? That I still don’t really understand what this cross is all about? The meaning is somewhat lost on me, I’m sure.
Now, surely I don’t need to tell you the story of the Golden Hind? The first English ship to sail around the world in the late 16th century, under the guidance of one Sir Francis Drake? Ok, good. Well, i[…]
I found this unusual wooden sun built into the ceiling of a local church. What did this image teach me? Don’t ever, ever forget to look up!
One of the joys of taking a camera with you almost everywhere is that you sometimes get to capture something rather unusual, such as this deep-sea diver mannequin. What did this image teach me? Never put the camera down, not[…]
Not quite a skull and cross bones, but definitely identifiable as a pirate flag nonetheless. This particular design is similar to (though not the same as) “Calico Jack” Rackham’s flag (a skull and crossed swords)… What did this image teach[…]
This is the symbol for the Western Lady Ferry, a service that has been active between Torquay and Brixham for almost 70 years. What did this image teach me? Sometimes, just when you think there’s nothing to photograph you find[…]