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2014-02-23

flowers

j6415at Azalea bush in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
j6415at Azalea bush in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
j6415at Azalea bush in flower, 36WCPD.jpg 2011-04-11
k3670t red Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
k3670t red Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
k3670t red Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg 2011-04-17
k3671t pink Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
k3671t pink Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
k3671t pink Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg 2011-04-17
k3672t pink Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
k3672t pink Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg
k3672t pink Azalea in flower, 36WCPD.jpg 2011-04-17

Locations from An Unlikely Countess

The High Street of Northallerton in the past.
The High Street of Northallerton in the past.
Not quite back to Georgian times, but probably closer than the High Street today. The width is typical of a major coaching road, and this was part of the Great North Road.

Prudence lives down a lane, or "yard" off the High Street.
An old inn in Northallerton
An old inn in Northallerton

An even older inn.
An even older inn.
Of course a town on the Great North Road would have a High Street lined with inns.
A row of houses in Darlington
A row of houses in Darlington
Many of these buildings would have been there in the 18th century, so Prudence and Cate could have strolled by.
Inside St. Cuthbert's.
Inside St. Cuthbert's.
The aisle down which Cate slips to watch the wedding.
The side door to St. Cuthbert's Church.
The side door to St. Cuthbert's Church.
This is the door Cate uses to slip into the church.
St Cuthbert, the altar
St Cuthbert, the altar
This is much changed in trimming, but it's the same spot where Prudence says her vows.
St Cuthbert, vestry
St Cuthbert, vestry
Again, the decor has changed, but the space is the same as the one where Prudence, Cate, and Mr. Tallbridge discuss the debacle.
The side door out of the vestry
The side door out of the vestry
Useful for eluding an interested crowd.
Black Bull, Northallerton
Black Bull, Northallerton
Another old inn, one of the best in town.
h1207w High Street with Black Bull and Golden Lion, Northallerton.jpg
h1207w High Street with Black Bull and Golden Lion, Northallerton.jpg
h1207w High Street with Black Bull and Golden Lion, Northallerton.jpg 2011-02-17
h0453w pan1, St Cuthbert
h0453w pan1, St Cuthbert
h0453w pan1, St Cuthbert's, Darlington, Nave.jpg 2011-02-17
g4033 The Parish church of St Cuthbert, Darlington, floor plan.jpg
g4033 The Parish church of St Cuthbert, Darlington, floor plan.jpg
g4033 The Parish church of St Cuthbert, Darlington, floor plan.jpg 2011-02-17
g4033w The Parish church of St Cuthbert, Darlington, floor plan.jpg
g4033w The Parish church of St Cuthbert, Darlington, floor plan.jpg
g4033w The Parish church of St Cuthbert, Darlington, floor plan.jpg 2011-02-17

Alhambra

The Generalife Gardens
The Generalife Gardens
P1010190.JPG 2011-01-25
Arches in the Nasrid Palace
Arches in the Nasrid Palace
P1010224.JPG 2011-01-25
P1010228.JPG
P1010228.JPG
P1010228.JPG 2011-01-25
Arches inside the Nasrid Palace
Arches inside the Nasrid Palace
P1010230.JPG 2011-01-25
Detail of stonework
Detail of stonework
P1010232.JPG 2011-01-25

nerja

k0721w bedraggled donkey.jpg
k0721w bedraggled donkey.jpg
k0721w bedraggled donkey.jpg 2011-01-23
k0753w donkey in the dirt.jpg
k0753w donkey in the dirt.jpg
k0753w donkey in the dirt.jpg 2011-01-23
k0716w donkey peering over gate.jpg
k0716w donkey peering over gate.jpg
k0716w donkey peering over gate.jpg 2011-01-23
k0715w donkey resting side view.jpg
k0715w donkey resting side view.jpg
k0715w donkey resting side view.jpg 2011-01-23
k0330at flying-saucer clouds over Nerja.jpg
k0330at flying-saucer clouds over Nerja.jpg
k0330at flying-saucer clouds over Nerja.jpg 2011-01-23
k0323at hams for sale, Nerja.jpg
k0323at hams for sale, Nerja.jpg
k0323at hams for sale, Nerja.jpg 2011-01-23
k0703t flower, c56.jpg
k0703t flower, c56.jpg
k0703t flower, c56.jpg 2011-01-20

nerja

sburrianabeach.jpg
sburrianabeach.jpg
sburrianabeach.jpg 2011-01-11
sburbeach.jpg
sburbeach.jpg
sburbeach.jpg 2011-01-11
sbeach.jpg
sbeach.jpg
sbeach.jpg 2011-01-11
sbalconplaza.jpg
sbalconplaza.jpg
sbalconplaza.jpg 2011-01-12
sbalconp.jpg
sbalconp.jpg
sbalconp.jpg 2011-01-12
sgirlsdresses.jpg
sgirlsdresses.jpg
sgirlsdresses.jpg 2011-01-12
nstreet.jpg
nstreet.jpg
nstreet.jpg 2011-01-20
slotsofbags.jpg
slotsofbags.jpg
slotsofbags.jpg 2011-01-20
sentrance.jpg
sentrance.jpg
sentrance.jpg 2011-01-20
sindarea.jpg
sindarea.jpg
sindarea.jpg 2011-01-20
sdonkeys.jpg
sdonkeys.jpg
sdonkeys.jpg 2011-01-20
potbpig.jpg
potbpig.jpg
potbpig.jpg 2011-01-20
swayback.jpg
swayback.jpg
swayback.jpg 2011-01-20
balcflow.jpg
balcflow.jpg
balcflow.jpg 2011-01-20

devon

Lyme Bay
Lyme Bay

snowystreet.jpg
snowystreet.jpg
The first serious snow around our way.

birds et al

A robin in our garden
A robin in our garden

piebaldBlackbird.jpg
piebaldBlackbird.jpg
piebaldBlackbird.jpg 2010-12-18

misc

IMG_8133.JPG
IMG_8133.JPG
IMG_8133.JPG 2010-04-19

birds et al

Two Puffins swimmiing
Two Puffins swimmiing
R02 h2526t two Puffins swimmiing, tele x1,5, good, FI.jpg 2010-08-05
Puffin with pilchard
Puffin with pilchard
R07 h2651t Puffin with pilchard, tele x2, FI.jpg 2010-08-05
Puffin taking off
Puffin taking off
R10 h2710t Puffin taking off, tele x1,5, V good, FI.jpg 2010-08-05
Two Puffins swimming, gold sea
Two Puffins swimming, gold sea
R01 h2715t two Puffins swimming, gold sea, tele x1,5, good, FI.jpg 2010-08-05
f7896 - f7900 montage, Goldfinch.jpg
f7896 - f7900 montage, Goldfinch.jpg
f7896 - f7900 montage, Goldfinch.jpg 2010-04-10
f7901 - f7904 montage, female Blackbird.jpg
f7901 - f7904 montage, female Blackbird.jpg
f7901 - f7904 montage, female Blackbird.jpg 2010-04-10
f7904a female Blackbird, good.jpg
f7904a female Blackbird, good.jpg
f7904a female Blackbird, good.jpg 2010-04-10
f7905a male House Sparrow 1.jpg
f7905a male House Sparrow 1.jpg
f7905a male House Sparrow 1.jpg 2010-04-10
f7905 - f7910 montage, male House Sparrow.jpg
f7905 - f7910 montage, male House Sparrow.jpg
f7905 - f7910 montage, male House Sparrow.jpg 2010-04-10
f7908a male House Sparrow 2.jpg
f7908a male House Sparrow 2.jpg
f7908a male House Sparrow 2.jpg 2010-04-10
f7909a male House Sparrow 3, ruffled.jpg
f7909a male House Sparrow 3, ruffled.jpg
f7909a male House Sparrow 3, ruffled.jpg 2010-04-10
f7910a male House Sparrow 4.jpg
f7910a male House Sparrow 4.jpg
f7910a male House Sparrow 4.jpg 2010-04-10
f7911a male Blackbird 1.jpg
f7911a male Blackbird 1.jpg
f7911a male Blackbird 1.jpg 2010-04-10
f7912a male Blackbird 2.jpg
f7912a male Blackbird 2.jpg
f7912a male Blackbird 2.jpg 2010-04-10
f7916a female Blackbird, with nest material.jpg
f7916a female Blackbird, with nest material.jpg
f7916a female Blackbird, with nest material.jpg 2010-04-10
f7933 - f7937 montage, bumblebee, closeup.jpg
f7933 - f7937 montage, bumblebee, closeup.jpg
f7933 - f7937 montage, bumblebee, closeup.jpg 2010-04-10

whitby

snow.jpg
snow.jpg
snow.jpg 2010-02-21

Glastonbury

The ruins of Glastonbury Abbey
The ruins of Glastonbury Abbey
The ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, from which the old nun, Sister Wenna comes.
  "My name is Sister Wenna, and I come from Torholme."
  Gledys felt a tingle of excitement. That was the nunnery close by Glastonbury Abbey, situated at the base of the Tor.  “It must be a special honor to be so close to the abbey, Sister. It is such a sacred place."
  "It was sacred before the time of Christ."
More of the ruins
More of the ruins
Another view of the ruins
The Lady Chapel
The Lady Chapel
Larger view of the Lady Chapel
Inside the Lady Chapel
Inside the Lady Chapel

The Lady Chapel in colour
The Lady Chapel in colour
This image of it as it might have been reminds us that people in the middle ages loved colour. We have only to look at their illuminated manuscripts. It's too easy to look at ruins and think all was drab and bleak back then.
Carved doorway
Carved doorway

Glastonbury Abbey as it was
Glastonbury Abbey as it was
Model reconstruction of the abbey
The Abbot's Kitchen
The Abbot's Kitchen
A view of a medieval kitchen
Medieval organ
Medieval organ
Picture of an interesting organ.
King Arthur sign
King Arthur sign
Sign about the supposed grave of King Arthur.

This discovery happened after the events in Chalice of Roses, but the stories were already old.
The Glastonbury Thorn
The Glastonbury Thorn
The Glastonbury Thorn, said to have grown from the staff of Joseph of Arimathea, who is also said to have brought the Christ Jesus to England on one of his trading trips. The thorn tree miraculously blooms at Christmastide.

The original thorn tree was cut down during the Puritan Commonwealth in the 17th century, but there were already others around Glastonbury. The current one is grafted onto a hawthorn, and so it blooms twice in the year.
Glastonbury Tor
Glastonbury Tor
Glastonbury Tor, which is central to The Raven and the Rose in Chalice of Roses.

A tor is a high hill in a flat area, and they are often given mystical elements, but the Glastonbury Tor has long been connected both with Christ, because of his legendary visit with Joseph of Arimathea, and with the Holy Grail, supposedly buried there.

Or does it go back farther than that?

Remember Sister Wenna saying, "It was sacred before the time of Christ."
  Shocked, Gledys protested, "Nothing was sacred before Christ.”
  The woman clicked her tongue impatiently. "Why then, do people revere it?"
  "Because of Joseph of Arimathea. Because Our Lord might have visited there."
  Another impatient click of the tongue. "Why did Saint Joseph and Our Blessed Lord visit there?"
  Gledys stared at such an extraordinary question but she grasped one thing. "They did? It is known?"
  "Yes, they did," Sister Wenna said, but as if that was irrelevant. "The question is, why? Because it was a sacred place, even then. It and the Tor. As you know."
  "I?" Gledys took a guilty step backward. "I know nothing of such pagan matters. It's unholy." Was Sister Wenna an apparition of Satan, come to tempt her even more?


dancers
dancers
A carving in the wall of an old house in Glastonbury. Gledys and Michael dancing in the coming time of peace?
Chalice of Roses
Chalice of Roses
On shelves in January 2010.

For more information visit my web page.

Chalice of Roses is a Top Pick from Romantic Times, which is rare for an anthology, and Kathe Robin’s review says:

"Each unique voice calls upon historical incidents and paranormal elements to contribute to an anthology that lifts the human spirit.”

Publisher’s Weekly also liked the book:  “Four engaging novellas bring romance to the legend of the Holy Grail…The authors tie the Grail to pagan roots as well as Christian myth and deftly highlight romance rather than religion, making all four stories broadly accessible.”


Library Journal. "This beautifully crafted anthology by some of the   genre's best is graced with flawless writing, touches of humor, and magical, creative plots."

days 4 and 5, Regina to Winnipeg, then to Thunder Bay

D04 j1988a dinner in motel room, Winnipeg 7;32pm.jpg
D04 j1988a dinner in motel room, Winnipeg 7;32pm.jpg
D04 j1988a dinner in motel room, Winnipeg 7;32pm.jpg 2009-08-02
E01 j1989a after Winnipeg, beside CN railway line 9;47am.jpg
E01 j1989a after Winnipeg, beside CN railway line 9;47am.jpg
E01 j1989a after Winnipeg, beside CN railway line 9;47am.jpg 2009-08-03
E03 j1991a Manitoba fields beside highway.jpg
E03 j1991a Manitoba fields beside highway.jpg
E03 j1991a Manitoba fields beside highway.jpg 2009-08-03
E04 j1992a more fields - still on the Praries.jpg
E04 j1992a more fields - still on the Praries.jpg
E04 j1992a more fields - still on the Praries.jpg 2009-08-03
E05 j1993a entering forest country 10;17am.jpg
E05 j1993a entering forest country 10;17am.jpg
E05 j1993a entering forest country 10;17am.jpg 2009-08-03
E06 j1994a approaching the Ontario border11;09am.jpg
E06 j1994a approaching the Ontario border11;09am.jpg
E06 j1994a approaching the Ontario border11;09am.jpg 2009-08-03
E07 j1995a Ontario tourist info beside highway.jpg
E07 j1995a Ontario tourist info beside highway.jpg
E07 j1995a Ontario tourist info beside highway.jpg 2009-08-03
E08 j1996a Welcome to Ontario sign 11;10am.jpg
E08 j1996a Welcome to Ontario sign 11;10am.jpg
E08 j1996a Welcome to Ontario sign 11;10am.jpg 2009-08-03
E09 j1997a typical N Ontario highway near Kenora 12;16pm.jpg
E09 j1997a typical N Ontario highway near Kenora 12;16pm.jpg
E09 j1997a typical N Ontario highway near Kenora 12;16pm.jpg 2009-08-03
E11 j1999a highway with lake beside.jpg
E11 j1999a highway with lake beside.jpg
E11 j1999a highway with lake beside.jpg 2009-08-03
E12 j2001a lake beside highway.jpg
E12 j2001a lake beside highway.jpg
E12 j2001a lake beside highway.jpg 2009-08-03
E13 j2002a small lake.jpg
E13 j2002a small lake.jpg
E13 j2002a small lake.jpg 2009-08-03
E14 j2003a deserted highway.jpg
E14 j2003a deserted highway.jpg
E14 j2003a deserted highway.jpg 2009-08-03
E15 j2004a more deserted highway in the rain 12;50pm.jpg
E15 j2004a more deserted highway in the rain 12;50pm.jpg
E15 j2004a more deserted highway in the rain 12;50pm.jpg 2009-08-03
E17 j2007a highway after Dryden 3;11pm.jpg
E17 j2007a highway after Dryden 3;11pm.jpg
E17 j2007a highway after Dryden 3;11pm.jpg 2009-08-03
E19 j2009a more highway 3;13pm.jpg
E19 j2009a more highway 3;13pm.jpg
E19 j2009a more highway 3;13pm.jpg 2009-08-03
E20 j2011a almost deserted highway after Ignace 4;45pm.jpg
E20 j2011a almost deserted highway after Ignace 4;45pm.jpg
E20 j2011a almost deserted highway after Ignace 4;45pm.jpg 2009-08-03
E21 j2012a deserted highway.jpg
E21 j2012a deserted highway.jpg
E21 j2012a deserted highway.jpg 2009-08-03
E22 j2013a more deserted highway 4;47pm.jpg
E22 j2013a more deserted highway 4;47pm.jpg
E22 j2013a more deserted highway 4;47pm.jpg 2009-08-03

, Strathmore to Regina, with pause in Moose Jaw

j1952a Strathmore, breakfast at Smitty's 8;26am.jpg
j1952a Strathmore, breakfast at Smitty's 8;26am.jpg
j1952a Strathmore, breakfast at Smitty's 8;26am.jpg 2009-08-01
j1954a grain elevator 10;23am, blurred.jpg
j1954a grain elevator 10;23am, blurred.jpg
j1954a grain elevator 10;23am, blurred.jpg 2009-08-01
j1958a highway across the Praries, bugs.jpg
j1958a highway across the Praries, bugs.jpg
j1958a highway across the Praries, bugs.jpg 2009-08-01
j1959a highway across the Praries, bugs 10;42am.jpg
j1959a highway across the Praries, bugs 10;42am.jpg
j1959a highway across the Praries, bugs 10;42am.jpg 2009-08-01
j1979a gravel mine beside highway.jpg
j1979a gravel mine beside highway.jpg
j1979a gravel mine beside highway.jpg 2009-08-01
j1962a outskirts of Medicine Hat, bugs 11;21am.jpg
j1962a outskirts of Medicine Hat, bugs 11;21am.jpg
j1962a outskirts of Medicine Hat, bugs 11;21am.jpg 2009-08-01
j1963a South Saskatchewan river .jpg
j1963a South Saskatchewan river .jpg
j1963a South Saskatchewan river .jpg 2009-08-01
j1964a power station, S Saskatchewan river 11;22am.jpg
j1964a power station, S Saskatchewan river 11;22am.jpg
j1964a power station, S Saskatchewan river 11;22am.jpg 2009-08-01
j1965a freight train 1, after Medicine Hat 12;32pm.jpg
j1965a freight train 1, after Medicine Hat 12;32pm.jpg
j1965a freight train 1, after Medicine Hat 12;32pm.jpg 2009-08-01
j1970a deserted highway across the Praries, no bugs.jpg
j1970a deserted highway across the Praries, no bugs.jpg
j1970a deserted highway across the Praries, no bugs.jpg 2009-08-01
j1971a highway across the Praries, no bugs.jpg
j1971a highway across the Praries, no bugs.jpg
j1971a highway across the Praries, no bugs.jpg 2009-08-01
j1974a grain elevator 1;49pm.jpg
j1974a grain elevator 1;49pm.jpg
j1974a grain elevator 1;49pm.jpg 2009-08-01
j1975a grain elevator, closeup.jpg
j1975a grain elevator, closeup.jpg
j1975a grain elevator, closeup.jpg 2009-08-01
j1978a oil wells beside highway.jpg
j1978a oil wells beside highway.jpg
j1978a oil wells beside highway.jpg 2009-08-01
j1981a gravel mine, closeup, before Swift Current 2;05pm.jpg
j1981a gravel mine, closeup, before Swift Current 2;05pm.jpg
j1981a gravel mine, closeup, before Swift Current 2;05pm.jpg 2009-08-01
j1982a grain elevator, after Swift Current 3;20pm.jpg
j1982a grain elevator, after Swift Current 3;20pm.jpg
j1982a grain elevator, after Swift Current 3;20pm.jpg 2009-08-01
j1983a Moose at Moose Jaw 4;28pm.jpg
j1983a Moose at Moose Jaw 4;28pm.jpg
j1983a Moose at Moose Jaw 4;28pm.jpg 2009-08-01
j1984a Moose Jaw info centre 4;39pm.jpg
j1984a Moose Jaw info centre 4;39pm.jpg
j1984a Moose Jaw info centre 4;39pm.jpg 2009-08-01
f2723 Escort outside motel room, Strathmore 8;50am.jpg
f2723 Escort outside motel room, Strathmore 8;50am.jpg
f2723 Escort outside motel room, Strathmore 8;50am.jpg 2009-08-01
k f2725 Charlie, Mouse, Eric, Regina motel 2009-08-01 7;09pm.jpg
k f2725 Charlie, Mouse, Eric, Regina motel 2009-08-01 7;09pm.jpg
k f2725 Charlie, Mouse, Eric, Regina motel 2009-08-01 7;09pm.jpg 2009-08-02
k f2726 Billy viewing the scenery from motel room window 7;10pm.jpg
k f2726 Billy viewing the scenery from motel room window 7;10pm.jpg
k f2726 Billy viewing the scenery from motel room window 7;10pm.jpg 2009-08-02

Our journey, day 2

j1854a Kamloops outskirts 8;52am.jpg
j1854a Kamloops outskirts 8;52am.jpg
j1854a Kamloops outskirts 8;52am.jpg 2009-07-31
j1857a outskirts of Salmon Arm.jpg
j1857a outskirts of Salmon Arm.jpg
j1857a outskirts of Salmon Arm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1859a Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1859a Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1859a Shuswap Lake.jpg 2009-07-31
j1860a empty road curving around Shuswap Lake beach.jpg
j1860a empty road curving around Shuswap Lake beach.jpg
j1860a empty road curving around Shuswap Lake beach.jpg 2009-07-31
j1861a beach on Shuswap lake.jpg
j1861a beach on Shuswap lake.jpg
j1861a beach on Shuswap lake.jpg 2009-07-31
j1862a typical BC scenery.jpg
j1862a typical BC scenery.jpg
j1862a typical BC scenery.jpg 2009-07-31
j1863a junkyard beside road.jpg
j1863a junkyard beside road.jpg
j1863a junkyard beside road.jpg 2009-07-31
j1864a more of Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1864a more of Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1864a more of Shuswap Lake.jpg 2009-07-31
j1866a road curving around Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1866a road curving around Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1866a road curving around Shuswap Lake.jpg 2009-07-31
j1867a new housing estate across Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1867a new housing estate across Shuswap Lake.jpg
j1867a new housing estate across Shuswap Lake.jpg 2009-07-31
j1868a cresting a hill on the highway 10;33am.jpg
j1868a cresting a hill on the highway 10;33am.jpg
j1868a cresting a hill on the highway 10;33am.jpg 2009-07-31
tree troll
tree troll
Look closely to the right and you might see a troll watching... It's the reflection of my glasses in the windscreen, of course.
j1872a wooded hillside across lake, telephoto.jpg
j1872a wooded hillside across lake, telephoto.jpg
j1872a wooded hillside across lake, telephoto.jpg 2009-07-31
j1873a road thru trees before Revelstoke 11;43am.jpg
j1873a road thru trees before Revelstoke 11;43am.jpg
j1873a road thru trees before Revelstoke 11;43am.jpg 2009-07-31
j1874a climbing towards Mount Revelstoke 1;07pm.jpg
j1874a climbing towards Mount Revelstoke 1;07pm.jpg
j1874a climbing towards Mount Revelstoke 1;07pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1875a another view of Mount Revelstoke.jpg
j1875a another view of Mount Revelstoke.jpg
j1875a another view of Mount Revelstoke.jpg 2009-07-31
j1876a Mount Revelstoke, telephoto.jpg
j1876a Mount Revelstoke, telephoto.jpg
j1876a Mount Revelstoke, telephoto.jpg 2009-07-31
j1877a road thru Mount Revelstoke National Park.jpg
j1877a road thru Mount Revelstoke National Park.jpg
j1877a road thru Mount Revelstoke National Park.jpg 2009-07-31
j1879a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, busy road 1.jpg
j1879a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, busy road 1.jpg
j1879a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, busy road 1.jpg 2009-07-31
j1880a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, busy road 2, better.jpg
j1880a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, busy road 2, better.jpg
j1880a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, busy road 2, better.jpg 2009-07-31
j1881a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, road.jpg
j1881a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, road.jpg
j1881a Selkirk Mountains, glaciers, road.jpg 2009-07-31
j1882a busy road, sharp-peaked mountain.jpg
j1882a busy road, sharp-peaked mountain.jpg
j1882a busy road, sharp-peaked mountain.jpg 2009-07-31
j1883a busy road, Selkirk Mountains, Glacier National Park 1.jpg
j1883a busy road, Selkirk Mountains, Glacier National Park 1.jpg
j1883a busy road, Selkirk Mountains, Glacier National Park 1.jpg 2009-07-31
j1885a Selkirk Mountains, road.jpg
j1885a Selkirk Mountains, road.jpg
j1885a Selkirk Mountains, road.jpg 2009-07-31
j1886a Selkirk Mountains, climbing towards Rogers Pass 1.jpg
j1886a Selkirk Mountains, climbing towards Rogers Pass 1.jpg
j1886a Selkirk Mountains, climbing towards Rogers Pass 1.jpg 2009-07-31
j1887a scenic mountain, Rogers Pass 2.jpg
j1887a scenic mountain, Rogers Pass 2.jpg
j1887a scenic mountain, Rogers Pass 2.jpg 2009-07-31
j1888a busy road, Rogers Pass 3.jpg
j1888a busy road, Rogers Pass 3.jpg
j1888a busy road, Rogers Pass 3.jpg 2009-07-31
j1889a scenic rugged mountain, Rogers Pass 4.jpg
j1889a scenic rugged mountain, Rogers Pass 4.jpg
j1889a scenic rugged mountain, Rogers Pass 4.jpg 2009-07-31
j1890a Rogers Pass 5.jpg
j1890a Rogers Pass 5.jpg
j1890a Rogers Pass 5.jpg 2009-07-31
j1891a approaching summit of Rogers Pass 6.jpg
j1891a approaching summit of Rogers Pass 6.jpg
j1891a approaching summit of Rogers Pass 6.jpg 2009-07-31
j1892a summit of Rogers Pass 1323m 7.jpg
j1892a summit of Rogers Pass 1323m 7.jpg
j1892a summit of Rogers Pass 1323m 7.jpg 2009-07-31
j1893a Glacier National Park exit gate ahead.jpg
j1893a Glacier National Park exit gate ahead.jpg
j1893a Glacier National Park exit gate ahead.jpg 2009-07-31
j1894a snow tunnel, end of the Selkirk Mountains 1;24pm.jpg
j1894a snow tunnel, end of the Selkirk Mountains 1;24pm.jpg
j1894a snow tunnel, end of the Selkirk Mountains 1;24pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1895a twisty road thru rock cuttings after Golden 3;00pm.jpg
j1895a twisty road thru rock cuttings after Golden 3;00pm.jpg
j1895a twisty road thru rock cuttings after Golden 3;00pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1896a wire fence to prevent rockfalls.jpg
j1896a wire fence to prevent rockfalls.jpg
j1896a wire fence to prevent rockfalls.jpg 2009-07-31
j1897a twisty road climbing thru the foothills of the Rockies.jpg
j1897a twisty road climbing thru the foothills of the Rockies.jpg
j1897a twisty road climbing thru the foothills of the Rockies.jpg 2009-07-31
j1898a straight road going up.jpg
j1898a straight road going up.jpg
j1898a straight road going up.jpg 2009-07-31
j1899a highway thru Kicking Horse River valley, scenic.jpg
j1899a highway thru Kicking Horse River valley, scenic.jpg
j1899a highway thru Kicking Horse River valley, scenic.jpg 2009-07-31
j1900a Kicking Horse river, railway line beside highway.jpg
j1900a Kicking Horse river, railway line beside highway.jpg
j1900a Kicking Horse river, railway line beside highway.jpg 2009-07-31
j1903a new highway cutting thru a rock outcrop.jpg
j1903a new highway cutting thru a rock outcrop.jpg
j1903a new highway cutting thru a rock outcrop.jpg 2009-07-31
j1904a rock face with drill holes 3;08pm.jpg
j1904a rock face with drill holes 3;08pm.jpg
j1904a rock face with drill holes 3;08pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1905a more rock cuttings for highway improvements.jpg
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j1905a more rock cuttings for highway improvements.jpg 2009-07-31
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731starkermountains.jpg 2009-07-31
j1913a road curving with RM5 behind, scenic 3;20pm.jpg
j1913a road curving with RM5 behind, scenic 3;20pm.jpg
j1913a road curving with RM5 behind, scenic 3;20pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1914a road, Hoodoo Creek campsite sign, before Field 3;21pm.jpg
j1914a road, Hoodoo Creek campsite sign, before Field 3;21pm.jpg
j1914a road, Hoodoo Creek campsite sign, before Field 3;21pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1915a road climbing, RM6 peak to the R 3;50pm.jpg
j1915a road climbing, RM6 peak to the R 3;50pm.jpg
j1915a road climbing, RM6 peak to the R 3;50pm.jpg 2009-07-31
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731lake.jpg 2009-07-31
j1917a Kicking Horse Pass summit 1647m, lake 1.jpg
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j1917a Kicking Horse Pass summit 1647m, lake 1.jpg 2009-07-31
j1918a Kicking Horse Pass summit 1647m, lake 2.jpg
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j1918a Kicking Horse Pass summit 1647m, lake 2.jpg 2009-07-31
j1920a more RM8 ahead.jpg
j1920a more RM8 ahead.jpg
j1920a more RM8 ahead.jpg 2009-07-31
j1921a RM9 with glaciers, scenic, telephoto 3;53pm.jpg
j1921a RM9 with glaciers, scenic, telephoto 3;53pm.jpg
j1921a RM9 with glaciers, scenic, telephoto 3;53pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1922a solitary RM10 with glacier on top, telephoto 4;02pm.jpg
j1922a solitary RM10 with glacier on top, telephoto 4;02pm.jpg
j1922a solitary RM10 with glacier on top, telephoto 4;02pm.jpg 2009-07-31
j1923a crowded highway, roadworks.jpg
j1923a crowded highway, roadworks.jpg
j1923a crowded highway, roadworks.jpg 2009-07-31
j1924a Bow River beside road, RM11, inside of Escort.jpg
j1924a Bow River beside road, RM11, inside of Escort.jpg
j1924a Bow River beside road, RM11, inside of Escort.jpg 2009-07-31
j1925a Bow River, RM12 behind.jpg
j1925a Bow River, RM12 behind.jpg
j1925a Bow River, RM12 behind.jpg 2009-07-31
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731radium.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1932a scenic RM16 in a line ahead 4;26pm.jpg
j1932a scenic RM16 in a line ahead 4;26pm.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1934a two highway bridges with RM17 behind.jpg
j1934a two highway bridges with RM17 behind.jpg 2009-07-31
j1937a Sunshine Park sign, highway.jpg
j1937a Sunshine Park sign, highway.jpg
j1937a Sunshine Park sign, highway.jpg 2009-07-31
j1939a Banff sign, highway, RM19, from layby 4;38pm.jpg
j1939a Banff sign, highway, RM19, from layby 4;38pm.jpg
j1939a Banff sign, highway, RM19, from layby 4;38pm.jpg 2009-07-31
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731rockiesnearbanff.jpg 2009-07-31
j1940a sharp-edged Mt Rundle 1, lake, tilted.jpg
j1940a sharp-edged Mt Rundle 1, lake, tilted.jpg
j1940a sharp-edged Mt Rundle 1, lake, tilted.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1941a Mt Rundle 2.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1942a highway with RM20 ahead.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1943a Mt Rundle 3.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1947a highway thru RM foothills, before Calgary.jpg
j1947a highway thru RM foothills, before Calgary.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1949a last of the Rockies.jpg
j1949a last of the Rockies.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1950a start of the Praries 5;07pm.jpg 2009-07-31
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j1951a Praries near Strathmore 6;30pm.jpg
j1951a Praries near Strathmore 6;30pm.jpg 2009-07-31
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k f2720 Toys in motel room, Strathmore 2009-07-31 7;28pm.jpg
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2009, our journey, day one

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j1838a breakfast on ferry to Tsawwassen, 2009-07-30 9;17am.jpg
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j1840a junction of Hwy15 and 68A avenue, Surrey BC 11;39am.jpg 2009-07-30
j1841a Hope, cafe interior 1;13pm.jpg
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j1841a Hope, cafe interior 1;13pm.jpg 2009-07-30
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j1843a Hope, Wallace St.jpg 2009-07-30
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j1844a Hope, Memorial Park.jpg 2009-07-30
j1845a Coquihalla highway (Hwy5) just outside Hope 1;51pm.jpg
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j1845a Coquihalla highway (Hwy5) just outside Hope 1;51pm.jpg 2009-07-30
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j1846a Coquihalla highway, exit 183.jpg 2009-07-30
j1847a Cascade mountains 2;13pm.jpg
j1847a Cascade mountains 2;13pm.jpg
j1847a Cascade mountains 2;13pm.jpg 2009-07-30
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j1849a river valley beside highway.jpg 2009-07-30
j1850a Hwy5 thru arid countryside.jpg
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j1850a Hwy5 thru arid countryside.jpg 2009-07-30
j1851a wooded hillside before Meritt 3;06pm.jpg
j1851a wooded hillside before Meritt 3;06pm.jpg
j1851a wooded hillside before Meritt 3;06pm.jpg 2009-07-30
j1852a Hwy5 just before exit 362 to Prince George 3;42pm.jpg
j1852a Hwy5 just before exit 362 to Prince George 3;42pm.jpg
j1852a Hwy5 just before exit 362 to Prince George 3;42pm.jpg 2009-07-30
j1853a Kamloops, outskirts, 2009-07-30 3;46pm.jpg
j1853a Kamloops, outskirts, 2009-07-30 3;46pm.jpg
j1853a Kamloops, outskirts, 2009-07-30 3;46pm.jpg 2009-07-30
k f2718 Billy, Charlie, Mouse, Eric on motel bed, Kamloops.jpg
k f2718 Billy, Charlie, Mouse, Eric on motel bed, Kamloops.jpg
k f2718 Billy, Charlie, Mouse, Eric on motel bed, Kamloops.jpg 2009-07-31

book tour

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Goth Weekend Whitby

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gothwarriors.jpg 2009-10-31
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gothwithbaby.jpg 2009-10-30
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corsetblack.jpg 2009-10-30
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gothdress.jpg 2009-10-30
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babygoth.jpg 2009-10-30
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gothpram.jpg 2009-10-30
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whitby

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whitbyfromcliff.jpg 2009-10-30
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whitby_beach.jpg 2009-10-23
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whitby_rocksonbeach.jpg 2009-10-23
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whitby_stormclouds.jpg 2009-10-24
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whitby_stormclouds2.jpg 2009-10-24
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whitby_silverwaves.jpg 2009-10-24
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abbeyonmistymorning.jpg 2009-10-28
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Pocket Memorandum

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melbourne

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Whitby can be lovely

There's been gorgeous light recently so I've enjoyed taking pictures near our house.

Comments

11/6/2009 9:42:42 AM - 002006877676
Some pictures from my book tour, slightly out of order at the moment. There are some of Shafestbury (Cyn and Chastity visit there) and Salisbury (they stay at the Black Hores, pic #9) and we had the official launch in the cosy parlour, #6.

Then the young men in regimintals who helped draw in the crowds to my signing at Waterstones in Southampton.
10/30/2009 10:16:36 PM - 002006877676
It's Goth Weekend in Whitby, and it's great to see so many people of all ages having fun. I particularly like the Goth pram!

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