• Loch Harport

    View over Loch Harport and Ullinish towards Duirinish peninsula. The flat topped hills are Macleod's Tables. This area of Skye is part of the North Atlantic Igneous Province. HFF!

  • Eilean Donan Castle (PiP)

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  • Forth Bridge (PiP)

    The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge crossing the Firth of Forth. It was opened in 1890 and gained UNESCO World Heritage status in 2015. EXIF: 1/250 • f/8.0 • 55.0 mm • ISO 100/ Canon EOS 40D/ EF-S17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM. Stitched from 8 vertica…

  • Celtic versus Mackintosh

    Willow tearooms in Sauchíehall Street opened in 1903, architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Tearooms

  • A Mackintosh fence

    Fence detail at Glasgow School of Art, seen from Scott Street. Built in 1897-1909 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this iconic building was severely damaged in the 2014 fire, the famous library being completely destroyed. Reconstruction work is under way. P…

  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire (2xPiP)

    118 km long Hadrian's wall was erected 122 a.D. under emperor Hadrian. It runs roughly between Carlisle and Newcastle making use of natural features like Whin Sill and was fortified with a ditch and various forts, one of which was Vercovicium/ Housesteads…

  • Angel of the North (PiP)

    Steel sculpture by Antony Gormley, 1998 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_of_the_North de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engel_des_Nordens HFF folks, have a sunny weekend!

  • Knock for Sanctuary

    Durham Cathedral is the largest and finest example of Norman architecture in Great Britain. Together with the Castle it was inscripted as a World Heritage site in 1986. whc.unesco.org/en/list/370 I had been looking forward to taking photos of the magnifi…

  • Whitby Harbour (PiP)

  • St. Mary's churchyard (PiP)

    "For a moment or two I could see nothing, as the shadow of a cloud obscured St. Mary's Church. Then as the cloud passed I could see the ruins of the Abbey coming into view; and as the edge of a narrow band of light as sharp as a sword-cut moved along, the…

  • Whitby Abbey (4x PiP)

    Remains of a 14th century Benedictine Abbey which fell into ruin after Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries. Whitby Abbey suffered further damage from German shelling in WWI. At the same site a first monastery had been founded in 657 which was dest…

  • Robin Hood's Bay (PiP)

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  • NYMR at Grosmont (4x PiP)

    Zug der North Yorkshire Moors Railway im Bahnhof vom Grosmont www.nymr.co.uk

  • Next stop Hogsmeade (2xPiP)

    NYMR steam train approaching Goathland station. Goathland was used as Hogsmeade in the first two Harry Potter films. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goathland_railway_ station www.nymr.co.uk Ein Zug der North Yorkshire Moors Railway fährt in Goathland ein. Dieser…

  • Morning Sun

    HFF everybody!

  • The Five Sisters (3xPiP)

    York Minster is famous for its medieval stained glass. The Five Sisters Window in the north transsept dates from 1260. Its five Early English lancet windows with their Grisaille glass are each 17m high and and 1,5m wide. 1st note: the West Window in Deco…

  • Look up!

    York Minster: Crossing Looking up into the perpendicular central tower (1407-72) with organ/choir, nave and north and south transepts. During renovation work in 1967 it was found that south transept and central tower were built on the former Roman headqu…

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