Category Archive: British Icons

May Blossom at Nottingham Castle

The weather in Britain has been glorious over the past couple of weeks, so I decided to take a stroll in the gardens of Nottingham Castle this weekend. I absolutely loved walking under… Continue reading

A View of St Ives

This has to be my favourite view of the most stunning part of Carbis Bay in Cornwall. St Ives is a beautiful little fishing village in the far west of Cornwall. With its… Continue reading

Her Majesty Gets a Cheerful Makeover

It’s often reckoned that the Queen is the most photographed individual in history, mostly due to her image being reproduced countless times on coins and stamps during her lengthy reign, but the new… Continue reading

A Phone Box in Winter

Taken with my ancient, good old reliable Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 with a Leica lens.

A rose in bloom

Royal Tour of New Zealand: Kate Emulates the Queen’s Dress Sense

We’ve been gripped by a media frenzy ever since┬áthe Duchess of Cambridge landed in New Zealand with Prince William and baby George, but the deeper meaning of this visit is symbolised in the… Continue reading

Downton Abbey Season 4 – Watch the Trailer Now!

As Lady Mary struggles to come to terms with losing Matthew, she finds a comforting shoulder to cry on in the figure of the otherwise indomitable Dowager Duchess. Season Four promises to be… Continue reading

Prince George of Cambridge’s First Royal Wave

Hello, Reign Bringer

Congratulations go out to Kate and Wills, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who have just welcomed their first child into the world. The new Prince is going by the name of Prince… Continue reading