Dramatic skies over Operation Overlord's Sword Beach. From another angle. More patriotic colours.
National colours I should say, very patriotic. The yellow bridge before the lighthouse Photogenic rust. Ouistreham, May 2019
For the past four years, after a two-week vacation, we have arranged our Summer schedule in order to spend a bit of time far from the madding crowd so that I can work remotely. This year we went to our house in Normandy in Ouistreham Riva Bella, better known as Sword Beach, the first landing... Continue Reading →
In June this year we went to visit friends in Le Havre, which means “Haven” in French. The weather in Paris was cold and grotty and when we reached Normandy the sun was shining and it was very hot (that in itself was pretty unusual). My wife dropped me at the other end of town... Continue Reading →
I love Normandy. Yet, off-season over there is a bit of an all-year round thing. A wee bit like Summer in Scotland. Well, frankly, it’s hadly any better than Scotland, but it is a beautiful area too. So when we set foot in Orbec on July 14th, 2011 (Bastille Day), we weren’t really surprised that... Continue Reading →
Today’s photo challenge is “on the way”. As I founded my company early last year, I have been going through some sort of a tunnel of work for the past 18 months. Yet we have been able to take some time off to recharge the batteries, and we stayed for a while at our house... Continue Reading →
Last Friday’s photo challenge theme, to which I am reacting only now because I was away taking pictures in Berlin (soon to be published) is “enveloped”. A trifle mind-bogling that one I admit. So I went back to the dictionary and chose one of many entries i.e. this one: "to surround entirely”. Fishing nets certainly... Continue Reading →