What are all those pink bars going diagonally across it? Maybe some knowledgeable person might enlighten me. I assume it has something to do with the method by which different publishers have them printed, but I have little knowledge of commercial printing methods and how they might cause conflicts with scanner technology. Some are worse than others and have been discarded, but these are a few that aren’t too bad.
Warkworth Castle, Northumberland.
It was used in the first season of Blackadder,
and I believe some scenes in the Harry Potter
movies were filmed there. And there's that water
prominent in the foreground again, as noted in
an earlier post.
Tynemouth Castle, Tyne & Wear. There's a
ruined abbey behind it which is probably even
Hadrian's Wall in the snow. Shortly after taking
this picture I sank up to my thighs in deep snow.
I think I found it funny at the time, but it was
still a struggle to get out.
One of the classic views of Ullswater in the
Lake District. The Lake District has a compelling
sense of something in the air which I've never felt
anywhere else. Oddly, I always felt that sunshine
tended to dissipate it.
Not a postcard at all, but one of
those greetings cards you get with
gift vouchers. I'm including it
because I think it's the only time I
ever took a picture at sunrise. I've
always been a night owl, and I
wasn't about to break the habit of
a lifetime merely for the sake of
taking pictures. My loss I suppose.