Tag Archives: Culture

Looking up…

The proud horse in the photo is part of the equestrian statue depicting Charles I in Trafalgar Square, London. I love the contrast between the horse’s smooth, solid bronze and the faded white clouds in the bright blue sky. Tourists … Continue reading

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Multicoloured love…

This photo has many layers. Your eye is immediately drawn to the striking mural of the kissing couple; the vibrant colours explode out of the wall towards you but the bright stripes also draw you in to this intimate scene. … Continue reading

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Lettere…

I saw this cracked, old door in Trastevere in Rome, Italy. The winding, narrow streets of this characterful neighbourhood are full of wonderful details, such as this mail-opening on someone’s front door. I can imagine how beautiful this door looked … Continue reading

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Nostalgia…

This is part of a bike that I saw in Amsterdam. It was leaning against a bridge – one bike out of thousands in the city – and I noticed it because of this intriguing word tattooed along the bar. I decided to … Continue reading

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Red Telephone…

Red telephone boxes are an iconic symbol of bustling London where, despite the millions of mobile phone users, they still hold a special place in residents’ and tourists’ hearts. I love their blazing colour which stands out amongst crowds of people … Continue reading

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Big Ben’s bird…

I chose to take this photo in black and white because I wanted to place an emphasis on the flying seagull. The seagulls always swoop and dive around Westminster Bridge and I love the striking background in front of which they glide. … Continue reading

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Ancient sun…

This temple in Paestum, Italy amazed me because of its size. I couldn’t believe that not only had it not been built with the modern equipment we rely on today but that it was also still standing! It was built around 500 BC and … Continue reading

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