Category Archives: TOURING

CAMBRIDGE

My new Cambridge photobook is available for preview.   The book is an intimate perusal of both the City and the University that I have photographed over the past decade.  A preview can be obtained by clicking here. The book has … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING VIOLETTE

Remembrance Day, 2019.  Ever since my days living in Dorset House, I became aware of the Special Operations Executive (SOE ) which was headquartered in London’s Dorset Square during the War.  Television series such as Foyle’s War in Britain and … Continue reading

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POSITANO

Probably the most well known town on the whole Amalfi Coast,  picturesque Positano draws tourists from around the world. POSITANO FROM THE BEACH BEACH SCENE POSITANO WATERFRONT POSITANO FAREWELL FROM THE FERRY TO SORRENTO

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AUTUMN SPLENDOUR

We were fortunate to have a spectacular display of fall colour in the Gatineau Hills this year. Below is a scene typical of the area. MEECH CREEK COVERED BRIDGE, GATINEAU, QUEBEC

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PATH OF THE GODS

The Path of the Gods is named after a legend, according to which it was the passage of the Greek Gods to save Ulysses from the sirens that were on the island of Li Galli. It is one of the … Continue reading

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THE CAMBRIDGE LEPER CHAPEL

My recent visit to Cambridge allowed a brief reunion with my old friend, the Leper Chapel of Saint Mary Magdalene. The romanesque Leper Chapel in Cambridge, also known as the Leper Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene, is a chapel on … Continue reading

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MOUNT VESUVIUS HIKE

The first objective of our Italian adventure was an early morning assault on Mount Vesuvius. VIEW OF NAPLES FROM MOUNT VESUVIUS Pleasant start to the hike. Onwards and upwards! VOLCANIC CRATER VIEW SOUTH TOWARDS THE AMALFI COAST AND THE ISLE … Continue reading

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ITALIAN HOLIDAY

I had a great time hiking in Italy last month. The trip started and ended in Napoli, a nitty gritty port city in the south of Italy with a bad reputation. I had visited Naples decades ago and had an … Continue reading

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CAMBRIDGE ICE RINK

The official opening of the spanking new and long awaited Cambridge Ice Rink was held on Saturday, 28 Sept.  Fortunately I was in town for a reunion dinner at my old college and was able to attend the gala opening … Continue reading

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HOMAGE TO BRUEGEL

During a recent stopover in Naples, I had the opportunity to revisit the Capodimonte Museum on a pilgrimage of sorts to reconnect with Pieter Bruegel after a far too long interlude of several decades. On the very first day of … Continue reading

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