Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, UK taken in January 2019
I took this picture as a memory of where and when we scattered my best friend Anya’s ashes. She had always wanted to return to the north of England to live, and Bamburgh Castle on the Northumberland coast was one of her favourite spots. So it was with great joy that we found this peaceful spot on the beach at low tide and with a glorious sunset to scatter her ashes in the sea. I hope you like your forever home my darling.
A 22 carriage train-load of logs chug their way across the Ribblehead Viaduct, with one of the Yorkshire Dales’s three peaks – Ingleborough – looming in the background.
Coconut Grove, Dickinson Bay, Antigua – one of my favourite beaches in Antigua, and probably the Caribbean. White sandy beach, azure blue sea, paradise. This one sun lounger in a rare spot of shade didn’t stand empty for long.
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, better known as Seville Cathedral, taken October 2017
I like this upwards angle, framed by the lampost and tree. I went inside and around the cathedral, and from wherever you stand you seem to always find yourself looking up. Maybe that’s something to do with this being the third largest church in the world – and technically the world’s largest cathedral, as the other two (Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida in Brazil and St. Peter’s Basilica in London) aren’t the seat of bishops.
In fact, it was inside this cathedral that I broke my sunglasses: they fell off the top of my head when I looked up at the huge golden altar inside. The fall didn’t break them, but me stepping back to find them and subsequently standing on them did!