Out in the depths of small-town Pennsylvania lies an incredibly hot surprise – the brilliant Chile Pepper Festival in Bowers, PA. Over two days, this small historic town hosts a festival celebrating all things chile pepper! Vendors come from far and wide to sell their unique and crazy hot sauces, chutneys, salsas, pickled goods, and […]
Here are some photos from a weekend getaway to visit Stonehenge, Woodhenge (like Stonehenge, but….woodier) and the beautiful castle ruins of Old Sarum. I’m currently working on close – up and Macro photos, and these were taken with a Canon EOS 450D.
Checked out the wonderful roof garden on the roof of the John Lewis Oxford Street store today – and I think I found the most perfect place to spend a lunch break! The roof has been completely transformed from a normal greying concrete jungle to a more plant-based variety of jungle. Living walls, floral beds, […]
This weekend is the last weekend in which the Wandsworth Prison Museum will sit in its current location– a small gatehouse near the entry to Wandsworth Prison. In honour of that fact, the volunteer-run Museum is having an open weekend, which will conclude today at 4pm. The museum is the work of Stewart McLaughlin, a […]
Today I got to experience my very first English County Show! It’s actually very similar to an American farm show and, specifically, very similar to the Great Allentown Fair! The main difference is the rain. And the mud. Oh god the mud. Here are some photos from the event, which were shot on a Canon […]
For the Easter bank holiday, I jetted off to the stunning Dubrovnik, Croatia. Here are a collection of close up and macro photos from the trip. The photos were taken on my trusty compact Canon Powershot SD780 IS and also a new inherited toy, a Canon EOS 450D.
In the early 19th century, London began to run out of room in churchyards and cemeteries. Descriptions of the existing burials conditions at the time were shocking; in particular the notes from a report prepared by Edwin Chadwick which included descriptions of people seeing “green and putrefying heads” sticking out of graves. (Porter.) New cemeteries […]