Category - PotD

Waiting for the train at Hope Station

Photo of the Day: Stop the Train, I want to get off! Continuing on from where I left off in yesterday’s post, here’s a shot of Hope train station in the Peak District. I’ve taken a bit of creative licence with the sign, where...

Farewell

PotD: Farewell to our European neighbours

Photo of the Day: Farewell, we’ll miss you Yesterday Article 50 was triggered by the British prime minister, Theresa May, and the long road to separation from Europe has reached the point of no return. I myself am just back from a long...

My Helsinki

100 for 100: 100 – My Helsinki in...

1st Day of 100th Year: 100/100 – My Helsinki in Independence Centenary Year So, this image of ‘My Helsinki‘ is my final post for the ‘100 for 100’ photo series celebrating the start of the centenary of Finnish...

Old Boxes

100 for 100: 99 – Out with the Old

Penultimate day to 100th Year: 99/100 – Out with the Old It’s the last day of the year and, even though it’s true that not everything is black and white, it has definitely been a difficult year to feel thankful for. There have...

Reeds

100 for 100: 98 – Broken Reeds in...

3 Days to 100th Year: 98/100 – Broken Reeds in Ice I was walking along the coast on yet another sunny winter’s day and came across this wonderfully graphic scene. I love the way the warm and cool tones mix together to create an...

Crystals

100 for 100: 97 – Ice Crystals in the...

4 Days to 100th Year: 97/100 – Ice Crystals in the Sun There’s something special about those mornings when the sun has finally risen above the treeline and the dried out grasses that are still standing are covered by a thin layer of...

Misty Morning

100 for 100: 96 – Misty Morning in...

5 Days to 100th Year: 96/100 – Misty Morning in Winter A celebration of the lack of colour that can abound in wintertime on a misty morning. A few minutes earlier the skies were blue and the sun was adding some nice contrast and sparkle...

Gap

100 for 100: 95 – Promenade with Gap

6 Days to 100th Year: 95/100 – Promenade with Gap Just off the coast of the southern tip of Helsinki, the small island of Uunisaari is joined to the island of Liuskasaari by a man-made granite promenade. It has been here for many years...

Wild

100 for 100: 94 – Xmas Tree in the Wild

7 Days to 100th Year: 94/100 – Xmas Tree in the Wild Public Safety Announcement: a domestic xmas tree has escaped and been spotted roaming in the wild outdoors. It is not known how it managed to get away from its tinsel chains, nor unplug...

Icing

100 for 100: 93 – Icing on the Cake

8 Days to 100th Year: 93/100 – Icing on the Cake For breakfast, bucks fizz and croissants stuffed with cream cheese and smoked salmon, quickly followed by the present opening excesses, before heading off to the kitchen to act as sous chef...