Dogs are the happiest creatures right now

I took these pictures only last Sunday, in a park near Hampstead Heath. I had gone for the allowed walk for exercise and was keeping my distance. It now seems it was such a long time ago. After 14 days in isolation in my room in London - where I was stuck doing literally everything, … Continue reading Dogs are the happiest creatures right now

The Birth of Spring – Part 2

It is a cruel consolation to know and see Nature going on as it should go. A consolation because at least something looks normal. While we are in lockdown at home, with our lives on hold, not being able to plan not even short term, piles of anxiety, sadness, loneliness and depression are a contrast … Continue reading The Birth of Spring – Part 2

The Birth of Spring – Part I

I'm more of a Fall person, to be completely honest. But I do confess there is a certain pleasure in seeing the circle of life with my own eyes. One of the things I love about Britain is how pronounced each season is. With Spring, comes the promise of new life, a fresh start. The … Continue reading The Birth of Spring – Part I

London and my fours years living in it

I have now celebrated fours years since I moved to London and I don't know how to feel towards this anniversary. Let be completely transparent and honest. My mood isn't exactly celebratory. Lately and special this year, my state of mind swings from melancholy to complete apathy. I've found myself at times not understanding what … Continue reading London and my fours years living in it

Castles up north – Eilean Castle

The most beautiful thing about castles isn't normally its architecture, the interiors or its details. Castles are usually built in strategic points and their primary goal was typical defense. So what is that makes it so exciting to visit castles, that goes beyond historical significance? There must be a lot of different opinions out there … Continue reading Castles up north – Eilean Castle

Castles up north – the Urquhart

Last August I went once again up to Scotland and "raided" a few castles. One can't really get enough of looking at once was place of royals and yet feel slightly disgusted when pondering on how others could have so much. However, I imagine the contrast in these places couldn't be too pronounced. Castles (or … Continue reading Castles up north – the Urquhart

A few shots of the most northern city of the UK

Bla bla bla, I love Scotland, bla bla bla, if you've been following this blog, you already know that. I used Inverness as my base to explore Skye and some castles around up there in the highlands. There isn't really much to do in Inverness - it's a small town, a small place, where visitors … Continue reading A few shots of the most northern city of the UK