Category Archives: Urban

Images from towns and cities

The award winning Bury Mount

This is Bury Mount, off Moat Lane in Towcester – the site of an old 12th century castle which has recently been redeveloped and has recently been given a Heritage award (beating a restoration project at Westminster Abbey, I believe). … Continue reading

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Saint George’s Day

Nowhere near as spectacular as Saint Patrick’s day in Birmingham earlier this year, I saw on the King Billy’s facebook page that they had invited a morris team to dance on Saint George’s day at their pub in Northampton and … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Parade, Birmingham

Last month I was asked if I would like to be one of the photographers covering the Saint Patrick’s Parade in Birmingham, which is one of the largest in the world. It was a fantastic day – early rain giving … Continue reading

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Fascination

It’s funny how you return to take multiple images of the same subject. In my case, the statue which can be found in Abington Street, Northampton to commemorate the scientists who discovered DNA fascinates me and I’ve taken it many … Continue reading

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On the tenth day of Christmas

I visited Leicester a few days after Christmas and, having got lost in Leicester’s one-way system, stumbled across the Town Hall Square where I was very impressed with their display of Christmas lighting. The first two images are the tower … Continue reading

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A short trip to Cambridge

A short visit down Memory Lane to Cambridge, where I used to work in the 1970s. Continue reading

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Towcester Town [iii]

After my trip in the “Niftylift” last week up the front of Towcester Town Hall, I had a little left of my lunch hour and, since the church had been looking so beautiful in the frosty winter sunshine, I went … Continue reading

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Towcester Town [ii]

After my walk around Towcester the other day, when I was invited to have an aerial view of the town from the Niftylifter in front of the Town Hall I took my DSLR into work on Wednesday. I was lucky … Continue reading

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Towcester town [i]

I only took my compact camera into work with me yesterday (6th December) as I didn’t think the weather was conducive to good photos, but I did manage to get these despite the frost and fog: I was walking along … Continue reading

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Disgust

This is the stream that runs along the back of Moat Lane in Towcester, at the start of the Water Meadows. Quite what people are hoping to achieve by tossing in old tyres and branches I’m not sure.

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