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New Year’s Eve in Akureyri, Iceland.

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View of Rydall Water

A walk in the summer of 2013, int he Lake District, this time around Rydal Water, the trail taking us past Wordsworth’s house, up the hill to a cave filled with a large pond, and down again, thankfully, to a … Continue reading

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Gjógv countryside, Faroe Islands, 2013

A scene from above Gjógv, taking in the impossibly green hills, still marked by the glaciers that shaped them, and the view to the ocean and neighbouring islands.

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St Olav’s Day, Torshavn, Faroe Islands, 2013

A choir member glanced back at the camera as I took this photograph at the St Olav’s Day ceremonies. The overcast sky and occasional shower of rain did nothing to the colour and joy of the day.

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Dining room, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Even the cafe in the V&A was amazing!

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View of Vidareidi, Faroyar

View from the chapel at VidareidI, with ocean and islands in the background. This breathtaking view presented itself to us at perhaps ten in the evening, after a long overcast day. The silver shingles of the chapel caught the northern … Continue reading

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Torshavn sheep

Here’s a handsome animal we found grazing next to a memorial atop a little hill in Torshavn. It was a gloomy, windy and wet day, but our ovine companion didn’t seem bothered!

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