Sometimes it’s nice to get up close and see the beauty in fine detail.
In God's Country
Rays of sunshine and gentle haze highlight the layers of the beautiful Cotswolds landscape. The Cotswolds is an Area of Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England.
Bielersee/Lac de Bienne
An Ansel Adams-esque view from the marina down the Bielersee/Lac de Bienne (Lake of Biel) in Switzerland on a typically hazy morning sunrise.
This ancient has bent, but not broken. Weathering many a storm it seems, he maintains his watch over Gloucester and Cheltenham from Barrow Wake at Birdslip, Gloucestershire, England.
A gentle winter scene of muted tones with a splash of gold
Sunrise at Barrow Wake
The last moment just before sunrise at Barrow Wake Viewpoint in Birdlip, Gloucestershire
Small is beautiful
These tiny mosses growing on a felled tree are beautiful against the texture of the wood
Fire in the skies
The briefest of moments after sunset which lights the sky on fire is one of natures most wonderous of gifts
Contemplating the view
Taking in the incredible and surreal landscape of The Burren, an area of outstanding natural beauty in County Clare, Ireland.
You're the Bull. You're the Bull. You're the Bull.
A breathtaking layered limestone hill in the Burren.
Fr Ted's House
Glanquin Farmhouse which featured in the Television series “Father Ted” as the home of the eponymous hero is actually located in the Burren, not on an actual island
These stone stacks can be seen throughout the Burren region. Their purpose is lost in time, though likely to be related to burial rituals, but the locals maintain the tradition of building and maintaining them
The Poulnabrone dolmen is one of the iconic images of the Burren region. It is a portal tomb from the Neolithic period (circa 3500 years BC) - The original eastern portal stone is on the ground on the left as it split in 1985 and a replacement (from the same site) was used as part of the rebuild of the tomb. A shame but it had, after all, held up the cap-stone for circa 5500 years at that stage…
Lovers by the sea
A quiet moment of togetherness looking out over the Atlantic ocean at Fenore, County Clare, Ireland
Sun setting on Fenore
The Sun getting low in the sky as the Atlantic crashes into the rocky shoreline of the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland