In Derbyshire, on the banks of the Trent River, stands a limestone Anchorite cave church. Archaeologist Edmund Simons said: “Our findings demonstrate that this odd little rock-cut building in Derbyshire is more likely from the 9th century than from the 18th century as everyone had originally thought. This makes it probably the oldest intact domestic…
Villages, Castles, and Cuisine
Tricia asked me the same question that I have asked so many people over the years, but I was stumped, I did not have a ready answer. We of course talk about travel often, that is like breathing and eating for us, but she asked specifically, “Where do you most want to travel when things…
The Royal Crescent, Bath, England
Travelsketching while on the trip forces you to slow down and savor a time and place, flipping through sketchbook journals after the trip rekindles the feeling of a place better than just photos. TheTravelsketcher has discovered that doing a sketch from a photo after the trip also transports you back to the place a bit….
Another of Loch Brora
Never thought that when we went on a walk with our friends in Scotland the land would grab me so. A painting today, another one, of Loch Brora. This is a 12×16 canvas and acrylic.
A bit more of Florence, Italy
Boboli Gardens are located on a hill behind the Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy. The Palace was the home of the Medici family, famous for funding most of the great art and buildings in 16th century Florence. The gardens are one of the first of the formal Italian style, though now common in Europe at…