Photos, photo challenges

Autumn blanket

A typical sight in our Cotswolds village as cars parked overnight are wrapped in a blanket of leaves before being being driven off to work.

Autumn continues

The leaves are still falling and creating a carpet of gold in woods, fields and streets all over the Cotswolds. It won’t last; decay will claim them, first turning them brown then into a messy sludge acting as a compost… Read More ›

Autumn passage

A few simple images that unquestionably signal Autumn. The berries ripen, the lichen takes on a deeper colour, and the leaves fall. All seen within a few weeks and in streets, gardens and woods everywhere.

WineArt: #3 The Flower of Burgundy

Pommard, the wine and the village, both steeped in history and tradition many centuries into the past during which it has been considered the typical red Burgundy. The vines and lands surrounding this sleepy village formerly belonged to the Dukes… Read More ›

WineArt #2 The Art of Friendship

“In Vino veritas et amicitia” ….. In wine there is truth and friendship ……. is a slightly longer version of that well known quote originating from Zenobio the philosopher from Ancient Greece, and then used slightly differently by Pliny The… Read More ›