View from  Roman Aqueduct, Spello

Umbrian miscellany

A selection of images, ranging from building work in process in Trevi – with the disregarded poster, ardent tourists looking at Roman inscriptions in Spoleto, a hat shop and flowers in front of a ristorante in Assisi to a pair of geckos on Isola Maggiore, Lago Trasimeno. Also some images depicting elements of Umbria’s history …

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The Potting Shed

Enjoying the sun at Harlow Carr

Here are a selection of the shots I took during our visit. My favourites? The close-ups of the fritillary and the buds, and the garden shed where I exposed for the shadows knowing I could get the highlights (outside the door of the shed) back in post-processing, which I did. These little things I’m beginning …

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Stop here a while

Dyffryn Gardens – a real pleasure

We are so lucky to have such a wonderful set of gardens on our doorstep so to speak. A particular favourite is Dyffryn House, a National Trust property now, and we have watched the transformation of the house (owned originally by the Cory family) and gardens over recent years with amazement at the work of …

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