In Blois (Loire Valley), if you get there by train, you will most probably cross the tracks thanks to a white metal footbridge (as it's white I named it a 'Fridge Bridge'). The 'Fridge Bridge' was finished in 2014. Its architecture is reminiscent of that which was popular in England in the early 1990s. Not... Continue Reading →
Today’s photo challenge is Ben's "state of mind" and judging by the number of responses that have already been posted (100!) nearly a few hours afterwards, one can surmise that this is going to be a hit. My choice this week is my photos from last weekend, all taken in Blois after nightfall. Blois is... Continue Reading →
This house isn't just the most beautifully preserved medieval house in Blois, it is also my Brother in Law's house. A close up of the passage above the street.
There is nothing better at night than shiny slippery cobbles after heavy rainfall. This picture was taken last year in Winter using a tripod in the very scenic City of Blois in the Loire Valley. Full details page.
I took this shot at night in Blois, in the Loire Valley. Whereas the whole region is entirely flat (Norfolk-wise), Blois is situated on a high ridge with steep steps leading to its cathedral. It was raining cats and dogs and I captured the scene of the pouring rain which was flowing down the stairs.
As I am getting ready for the Aquarella 2009 exhibition which is due to take place in the West of Paris (Rueil Malmaison to be precise), I have recently produced a new series of rooftop watercolours the idea of which was initiated years ago (see bottom picture). I added a sequel to that rooftop picture... Continue Reading →