Saturday, 31 March 2012

First bluebells of 2012

After a full week of warm, sunny days, today was chilly and grey. Despite this, I went out for a quick few miles through my local woodland. I was very surprised to see the first bluebells popping up:


Bluebells.. in March..?




Fungus.


Orange lichen on tree bark.





The charcoal burners were being set up for use.

Friday, 30 March 2012

London, this week

Graffiti at the Waterloo tunnel.


Soho rooftops from my office.

Looking west down the Thames.

Soho.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Favourites #5: Minneapolis in summer

Some photographs taken last year during a trip to Minneapolis.

View from the Foshay hotel room.

Downtown Minneapolis from the top of the Foshay.



Ball game. "The Twins".

Downtown from the freeway.

Hotel room.
  
Sunset.

The Foshay amongst other buildings.


Night from the hotel room.

Powerboating on Lake Minnetonka.


Wipeout.

The office.

Patriotic desks.

Baseball fans.










The giant Mall of America. Apparently people come from overseas to shop here..


Monday, 26 March 2012

Wrest Park and Buckinghamshire

Some photographs from a weekend where spring was almost seeping into summer. I spent a lot of the time lying in the sun.

Drawing room at Wrest park.

Garden at Wrest park.


Indoor garden at Wrest park.

The main staircase at Wrest park.


Anybody for croquet?

Swan lying on her brood.






I liked the shadows..


Not so happy couples.. (Lots of rivalry..)


A Sunday spin in the jalopy.

Frisky young horses.


Daffodils on the way out can only mean one thing..




Crescent moon.