Broadway Cottage

The village of Broadway in the Cotswolds is described as a show village due to the fact that it receives large amounts of tourists every day. The village main street is lined on both sides with wonderful houses and cottages. This particular one caught my eye due to the wisteria growing over the door the …

Canal boat

On a Sunday afternoon walk along a canal towpath, I came across this old boat moored up, I was immediately struck how the boat seemed to be part of the spring landscape. The hawthorn behind the boat is heavy with blossom and the whole scene is alive. The rusting boat, paint peeling,  the reflections in …

Hay on Wye

Wandering around lovely Hay on Wye when I came across Richard Booths shop this was the man that made the place world renown and started the Literary festival  at Hay he further increased the towns fame by proclaiming it The Kingdom of hay and crowning himself King !!. This bookshop is the sort of place …

Guiting Power

On a trip to the Cotswolds I was driving through the most picturesque countryside imaginable when I saw a sign for Guiting Power the name intrigued me so much that i took a detour. When I arrived in the hamlet I was thrilled that I had made the change to my  route as this lovely …

Cotswold Cottage

I took this photo on my first trip to the Cotswolds I must admit I was totally awestruck at the beautiful countryside and villages. Every village seemed to have endless photo opportunities this shot was taken as i was leaving this village and turned out to be the best one.

RSPCA Traction Engine

This great looking engine was not only a striking red colour but it was in superb condition I particularly liked the side view which emphasised the circle shapes of the pulley and wheel I'm not sure what role this engine was used for as I could not see anyone to ask.