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Advent Calendar of Castles: December 3rd: Peveril Castle

Advent Calendar of Castles: 3rd of December Peveril Castle

As this is a castle I have written extensively about before, I thought I’d provide a link… 21 more words


Photo Finish Friday: Scottish Weather by Gavin Hardcastle

Click the picture below for full-size. On Photo Finish Fridays, I feature a selected piece of landscape photography that I have come across. I find that real-world photography can be just as inspirational to my imagination for crafting story settings as any piece of fantastic artwork that I might share on a Tuesday.

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Old Form - New Form.

These images were taken early this morning from my studio windows, front and rear .   There had been a dense overnight freezing frost and fog and it was just beginning to lift as I arrived at the studio.   143 more words

The Alsace Wine Route

The Alsace Wine Route is what every Wino’s dreams are made of. Along with some friends, we took a private tour of the Alsace Wine Route. 134 more words


The Past Fortnight on TV #11

As discussed yesterday, I’m out of the country for a fair chunk of December, including when my regular monthly TV review is due. So to placate the ravenous need for my opinions about television that you will surely feel if such thirst goes unquenched for six-to-eight-weeks, here’s what I watched in the fortnight since my last TV post. 1,571 more words


One day in 2015 - Ljubljana (Part 28 of 33)

“I have told you that in this epoch we have to solve the problem of how the radiations from human states of mind are carried over into machines; of how human beings are to be brought into relation with an environment which must become increasingly mechanized. 109 more words

The Traveler's Log

Castles of the UK: Bamburgh Castle

It seems I originally scheduled this post much earlier than usual.  To anyone who saw the rough draft, my apologies! Moving right along, the day after visiting… 766 more words

Crazed Ramblings