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Church/St. Mary’s, Beddgelert

St. Mary’s Church in Beddgelert, Gwynnedd, Wales – please click on any image for a better view. This site near where the Rivers Glaslyn and Colwyn meet has been a place of Christian worship since the 7th century.  By 1230 the monastic community was recognized as an Augustinian Priory with a sizable church and a number of other buildings that have since disappeared.   St. … Continue reading Church/St. Mary’s, Beddgelert

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Statues and Sculptures/8

Statue of General Barclay de Tolley  – 1761-1818 by the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia.    Please click on image for a better view. General Barclay de Tolley was a Russian Field Marshal and Minister of War during Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812. A descendant of the Scottish Clan Barclay with roots in Towie, Aberdeenshire, De Tolley grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia.  He entered the Imperial … Continue reading Statues and Sculptures/8

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Odd Couple/33 – Two Girls

This is series on couples – street photography capturing two people –  which for lack of anything more imaginative I have named the Odd Couple series, when in fact they may, or may not be odd.  I’ll leave that to the viewer.  Please click on image for a better view. Taken in Ottawa, Ontario.    For my solo series click here. Cee’s black and white challenge: open … Continue reading Odd Couple/33 – Two Girls

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In the Dark

Please click on any image for a better view. Montmartre at dusk The blue hour settling on the Ballyhoura Mountains in Ireland As the sun goes down in Thornhill, Scotland The lights come on in St. David’s, Wales Shop window in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Railway crossing on a rainy night in Lancaster, Ontario St. Isaac’s Cathedral lights up in St. Petersburg, Russia Ailsa’s travel theme:  Dark Continue reading In the Dark