San Francisco

San Francisco

Taken on Howard Street just outside the Thirsty Bear, a micro brewery and restaurant and opposite the new entrance to the Museum of Modern Art. I think it is a wonderful mix of architecture old and new.

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The City of Salisbury

The City of Salisbury

I feel rather sorry for the city of Salisbury and its inhabitants. I thought that I would post this image of the West end of the cathedral viewed from the East. It was taken some time ago. I have had a rather slow start to my photographic year with pain from my back. I have a hospital visit next Tuesday thaT I hope will give me enough relief to start taking photographs again. Watch this space!!!

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High Rise Living

High Rise Living

I recently visited Portsmouth to see HMS Queen Elizabeth. I was struck whilst walking between Gunwharf Quays and the Naval Base by the contrast between the luxury apartments at the former and the rather ramshackle ones en route. So much so that I decided upon a project to highlight the contrasts within "high-rise living. I suppose the horror of Grenfell Tower was still in my mind.

Back in Southampton working on my South Coast _ Cruising Project I caught a shot of a departing cruise liner and contemplated why people should be prepared to pay so much to "enjoy" high rise living in such large numbers and at such a density. many cruise liners are now so much larger and have the appearance of large blocks of flats. Here is one. If it weren't at sea it would probably be considered a monstrosity.

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