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Scotland

Looking for purple in Edinburgh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Earlier this year I went for a walk around Edinburgh. I had one day to explore the city. On the train up I started thinking about Scotland and the colour purple popped into my head. Purple is the colour of the thistle which is the national flower of Scotland. I’m not sure how I knew […]

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Florence Street

Bikers in Florence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last year we were walking round Florence looking for a specific bridge so my wife could recreate a painting by Henry Holiday called ‘Dante and Beatrice‘. The bridge had a very very narrow pavement and bikes would come hurtling around the corner every few seconds. I decided to use this slightly hazardous situation to try […]

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Architecture

Bruges Architecture – Part 2

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Architecture Bruges

Bruges red

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the things I noticed about Bruges was the colour red. So many doors and windows were painted red. Little red touches everywhere. It was quite interesting to see a city take to the colour in this way. I’m not sure I’ve ever noticed anywhere else. It’s almost like its part of the architectural […]

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Architecture Bruges

Bruges Architecture – Part 1

Reading Time: 2 minutes I really wasn’t expecting Bruges to be this interesting, architecturally speaking. I thought it would be nice but not this nice. It was like a mini-Amsterdam. Highly recommend a visit.

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Portraits

London Portrait

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sometimes you walk past someone and just have to stop and ask if you can take their portrait.