Shades and Shadows
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Shades and Shadows

This winter was simply bleak. I was looking forward to taking breathtaking images of the snowed-in and muffled city, with long dark shadows over the monochrome landscape, much like slender fingers reaching towards the horizon. Well, that didn’t happen. Snow only made a very brief appearance last month, like a streak of flowy hair that brushes against your cheek … Continue reading

Solitary Profession
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Solitary Profession

The Queen’s Guard is the regiment guarding the Buckingham Palace and St James’ Palace but they are also responsible for providing the guard at the Tower of London. As the Tower is still an official royal residence and also the location of the crown jewels, it remains the army’s obligation to guard it. Their responsibilities entail the protection … Continue reading

Graceful Art
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Graceful Art

Art has a long and painful history. Many ancient artifacts have been illegally removed or poached throughout the ages and many sacred architectural structures have been disrespected or destroyed so they finally fell into ruin over the centuries. The Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens is no exception. The temple was originally dedicated to the goddess Athena … Continue reading

Foggy Winter Night in Bruges
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Foggy Winter Night in Bruges

Bruges is the capital of the province West Flanders in Belgium and its historic city centre has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Bruges’s beauty can be contributed to the fact that, although it’s been raided several times throughout history, most of the city’s medieval architecture remained intact, making it one of the most well-preserved and … Continue reading