Saltburn Cliff Lift in the Snow, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire, England. This wonderful example of Victorian engineering is the oldest water-balanced funicular (cliff railway) anywhere in the world. Located in Saltburn-by-the-Sea in Cleveland, both the lift cars have stained their original glass windows typical of the Victorian era and are capable […]
Conwy Castle,Conway, Wales. Built by Edward I, during his conquest of Wales, between 1283 and 1289 it was constructed as part of a wider project to create the walled town of Conwy, the combined defences cost around £15,000, a huge sum for the period. UNESCO considers Conwy to be one […]
In seed-time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy ~William Blake. Dorset Snow on Eggardon Hill, England. 📷 Mike DT6
York Minster Cathedral, York, England, York’s cathedral church is one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe. The Minster is also known as St Peter’s, its full name being the ‘Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York’. The remains of the Basilica, the ceremonial centre of the Roman […]
Good King Wenceslas last looked out, On the feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about Deep and crisp and even. Brightly shone the moon that night Though the frost was cruel, When a poor man came in sight Gathering winter fuel. ~Good King Wenceslas | Christmas Carol The […]
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~Edith Sitwell Casleton Village, Peak District National Park, England. 📷 Iphotography.