This is St Mary’s college in St Andrews, dedicated for centuries to the study of divinity. This picture was taken from inside the old library, named after Professor James Gregory, the renowned 17th century mathematician and astronomer. The latticed windows have a … Continue reading
Last spring I went on a hike from Gomshall to Guildford, along the South Downs but a fairly flat gradient – definitely a more relaxing hike, with pleasant scenery and passing quaint villages and farmsteads on the way. I used … Continue reading
Posted in Hiking, Nature
Tagged Bluebells, Countryside, Earth and Oak, Gomshall, Guildford, Hiking, Hills, Natural Beauty, Nature, Photography, River Wey, Shere, Spring, Time out walks, Trees, Trek, Walking
The first wave of Spring has passed, those couple of weeks when you can just see its green tips smiling on the branches of trees; it’s given way to a beautiful bloom of fresh, young leaves, bright and eager in … Continue reading
Rainforest, Singapore Walking along the Tree-tops you have a panoramic view of the lush rainforest – the forest feels free, abundant, alive. These rainforests are the great engines of the entire planet, working in majestic harmony with the rest of … Continue reading
May 16, 2013
Tagged Earth and Oak, ecology, environment, Green, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Rainforest, Singapore, Tree-top, Trees, Tropical
The water was so clear and the sky so blue, that the river seemed to have captured a perfect photograph of the line of willow trees that lined its banks.
May 12, 2013
Tagged Earth and Oak, English Countryside, Landscape, LOTR, Natural Beauty, Nature, Photography, Richmond Park, River, The Shire, Trees
The natural colour is so vibrant, and so uplifting – ironically, if I tried to recreate it in a painting, it would look unrealistic! Richmond Park, England.
May 9, 2013
Tagged Earth and Oak, English Countryside, Green, Landscape, Middle Earth, Nature, Photography, Richmond Park, scenic, The Lord of the Rings, The Shire, Trees, Woodland
Sunlight filtering through the majestic woodland trees at Richmond Park, England. I found the dappled light on the ground especially beautiful. The focus lacks sharpness in this photo, but I’m glad the effect of the light is still captured.
March 26, 2013
Tagged Earth and Oak, English Countryside, Forest, Green, Landscape, LOTR, Middle Earth, Natural Beauty, Nature, Peace, Photography, Sunlight, Trees, Woodland