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Tapestries from Hampton Court

After a few more busy days working to pull together more plans for the planned wanderings, I found time today to edit some more pictures for the wall coverings theme of the last few posts.  Today is a collection of

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Posted in Architecture, Decorative Arts, Heritage, London, Photography

How great is the Great Wall

Whilst this blog has been quiet over the last couple of weeks, things here certainly have been anything but.  I am not going to say too much about what has been happening as I don’t want to put the chickens

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Posted in Architecture, China, Heritage, Photography

Surface: Decorated 2

As mentioned in the previous post about wall and surface decoration, I have literally hundreds of pictures of this kind.  The same rules have been applied to the selection as last time, but I have also created a few “sets” of

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Posted in Angkor, Architecture, Cambodia, China, Decorative Arts, Heritage, Italy, London, Photography, Rome, The Philippines, Travel

Surface: Decorated 1

No matter where you are in the world, someone will have covered a flat surface with some form of decoration, carving or graffiti.  From the grandest palace to the humblest corner on the street we seem to have an innate

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Posted in Architecture, Decorative Arts, Heritage, Photography, Travel

Seeing the heights in Bangkok

Today we are in Bangkok (mostly, one picture from Ayutthaya has been included just because I like it).  It is a city that I spent a huge amount of time in over the last 14 years, for work, friends and

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Posted in Architecture, Bangkok, Friends, Heritage, Photography, Thailand, Travel

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

I have had the privilege to make a number of trips to Cambodia, and specifically to Siem Reap, the closest town to the temples of Angkor.  Without hesitation I would advise anybody to visit if they possibly can.  Nothing really prepares you

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Posted in Angkor, Architecture, Cambodia, Heritage, Photography, Travel

Travel hiccoughs: Red Fort, New Delhi

Anyone who travels frequently will know that not every trip goes smoothly.  The pictures today are from a trip that I made to New Delhi in late 2006 and it did not get off to a particularly good start. I was

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Posted in Architecture, Heritage, India, Photography, Travel

Beijing Water

When I was looking for a theme for today’s post, it was supposed to be a general “water” theme.  After opening up the folder for China and beginning to browse through the 1,300+ pictures for Beijing alone we have narrowed

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Posted in Architecture, China, Heritage, Photography, Travel

Stained Beauty

Stained glass has always fascinated me since I was a kid.  It was something that I always equated with trips to other places, grand spaces and stately homes.  That somebody would think to make something as utilitarian as a window

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Posted in Architecture, Heritage, Photography, Travel

Domes of Rome

The great photograph rediscovery of 2014 continues apace.  It really has been an incredible opportunity to revisit many of the places that I have traveled to over the years and remember people I know, have known and have lost touch

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Posted in Architecture, Heritage, Italy, Photography, Rome, Travel
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