Tag Archives: UK

Keep Right

A diamond-shape yellow sign with black letters saying, “Keep Right” is a common sight along roadways in the US.  Even pedestrians keep right on sidewalks, paths, and hiking trails. No signage was necessary for totally different two-footed species walking on … Continue reading

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Taxi?

Taxi? … Bus? … Car? … Rik Shaw? … Anyone?  There won’t be anything by here for quite a while.  This is Beatrix Potter’s house outside the very tiny village of Near Sawrey in England’s Lake District.  Its sister city, … Continue reading

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Photographic Painting

This is my first attempt at giving a painterly look to one of my photos.  An original photo of The Circus can be seen in an earlier blog titled, Bath Houses.  A several-step process is required to get this painterly … Continue reading

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Best of UK, part 3

There are many things I like about the UK, as noted in two previous blogs part 1 and part 2, but city streets are not one of them … for driving at least.  Yeah, they’re quaint, charming and “homey”, but … Continue reading

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UK Sign

I was frightened when I saw this sign.  I needed to use a ferry to reach Beatrix Potter’s home in England’s Lake District, and I knew I didn’t have the correct change, so what were my options?  I couldn’t turn … Continue reading

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Petanque

Petanque?  “What the heck is petanque?”, I asked the chap at the bar during a mid-afternoon break of touring Bath, England.   He and his mates were getting very worked up over opening night of Bath’s Petanque League.  Between fight … Continue reading

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Dandy

I met this dandy near The Circus in Bath, England.  See former blog on The Circus.  He claimed to be a scholar of 18th century history, which was during Bath’s glory years.  We chatted for a while and he used … Continue reading

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