My paternal grandfather worked around the River Thames and London Docks, though I’m not sure what he did there. Below is a letter of thanks he received after helping to capture and return one of the ravens that had escaped from the Tower of London. Superstition holds that “if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it.” See the Wikipedia page for more about these ravens.
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Watching the latest trailer for the new Dr. Who starring Jodie Whittaker, I noticed a familiar location.
The ruin pictured in the scenes below is a derelict beach pavilion in Macassar, near Cape Town, South Africa. (Google Maps)
I live not too far away and have visited it with other members of my local camera club. Sadly it is an area not safe to visit alone, with a chance of being mugged. Click on the image below to view an album of photos I took there.
It’s been far too long since I posted anything, so here is an image that I took a few days ago that describes the season nicely.
Living, as we do, in a winter-rainfall area we shouldn’t see weather like this in early summer but for two weeks in a row we’ve had glorious hot sunny weather all week, only to have the weather turn cloudy and cool for the weekend.
A C-17 Globemaster of the United States Air Force kicks up dust as it gathers speed in its take-off run during an air show in Cape Town.