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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 09:15 PM
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Posted By jean113
What is that little house?

Hi Craig, as far as I know the little house was put there as a coast guard look out; but thinking about it, it isnít in the best place for that purpose.
If you look at the tide line, the sea...
Forum: Photos 03-08-2019, 08:18 AM
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Spring in bloom

Dear Gert, in the south west of England we are seeing plenty of daffodils in profusion, filling the road sides with much needed colour, as well as the parks.
The primroses too are showing through...
Forum: Photos 02-23-2019, 03:00 PM
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Posted By jean113
Beacons

Hi Beverley, thank you for the update, and clarifying the reason for the beacons for me.
I was unaware that there were special beacons with this title.
We learn something everyday on this site!...
Forum: Photos 02-17-2019, 06:50 PM
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Posted By jean113
To ikeharel: banjo shape?

Hello Ike, if you put Banjo pier Looe into your search engine on the computer, you will find some different points of view of the pier.
I found one or two that showed the pier overwhelmed by the...
Forum: Photos 02-03-2019, 03:16 PM
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Posted By jean113
To holmertz: Scale?

Hello Gert, you were quite right to suggest that there really was no proper guide to the scale of the kitchen.
So after some research I discovered that the wooden cabinet is 41.8cm high, 47.8cm...
Forum: Photos 01-24-2019, 03:37 PM
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Posted By jean113
To holmertz: Dunluce?

Hello Gert, yes indeed we did visit Dunluce, after our morning here.
And although only a few miles away, the weather was totally different, sunshine and blue skies!
Thank you for your kind...
Forum: Photos 01-12-2019, 03:50 PM
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Posted By jean113
To Porteplume: Available for viewing?

Hello Viviane, unfortunately this piece of art was part of a temporary exhibition near Plymouth.
Delamore Arts have an annual exhibition for the whole of May, using the grounds of the house and one...
Forum: Photos 01-09-2019, 03:15 PM
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Posted By jean113
Where is the art?

Hello Viviane, thank you for your comments.
Unfortunately this piece was only on view for a month.
There is a large private house close to us that hosts an annual art exhibition for the month May....
Forum: Photos 01-04-2019, 12:40 PM
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To tyro: The goldfinch

Hello John, thank you for your kind comments.

We arrived at the museum quite early in the day, so it wasn't too busy. In fact, I was surprised that this beautiful painting wasn't attracting more...
Forum: Photos 01-02-2019, 10:23 AM
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Posted By jean113
The Goldfinch

Hello Gert, I was going to mention the novel by Donna Tart, but decided not to.
Have you read it? Quite a thick volume but a good read.
It never occurred to me that the novel would have created a...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2019, 06:53 PM
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Posted By jean113
To ChrisJ: note

Hi Chris, it's so annoying to type in ones' notes for them to disappear when uploading!!
Please look again, I managed to reset them, so my information is ready to read.

Regards Jean.
Forum: Photos 12-30-2018, 03:51 PM
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Posted By jean113
To tyro: Tudor rose?

Hello John, thank you for your comments, and for your research!
I think that some artistic licence has been taken here, as Sir Francis Drake was not actually at home when this scene was supposedly...
Forum: Photos 12-23-2018, 07:17 PM
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Posted By jean113
TV settings

Hello Elvira, this scene is probably familiar, as you suggest, thanks to the Rosamund Pilcher stories. We were visiting Prideaux Place near Padstow, and were told that the house has featured in some...
Forum: Photos 12-03-2018, 04:21 PM
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Posted By jean113
Amalfi

Bonjour Denis, yes this was taken from the villa, and now that I come to think of it, yes we had to pay to access this viewing point. I donít think that it was expensive but it was worth it for the...
Forum: Photos 11-25-2018, 02:46 PM
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Posted By jean113
To holmertz: Everlasting flowers

Hello Gert, these are flowers that are everlasting, they have a peculiar quality and feel almost like paper.
That is how they are able to last so long. And the beauty of them is that their colours...
Forum: Photos 11-11-2018, 08:13 PM
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Posted By jean113
To Tue: extra shots

Thank you Lars, you had already commented as I was posting two workshop shots.
I hope that you can find time to take a look if you haven't seen them already.
Thanks for your continued support and...
Forum: Photos 11-04-2018, 01:32 PM
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Posted By jean113
To lousat: title

Hi Luciano, the title came from a line in a nursery rhyme;
"Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?
With silver bells and cockle shells
And pretty maids all in a row."

I just...
Forum: Photos 10-31-2018, 03:51 PM
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Posted By jean113
To macjake: The Vatican

Hi Craig, this piece of art is in the grounds of the Vatican in Rome.
Thanks for your interest.
Yes, you are right, TE is like a family.
Best wishes Jean
Forum: Photos 10-23-2018, 09:01 AM
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Posted By jean113
To Royaldevon: Sicily

Hi Beverley, yes I did just happen upon that part of the programme about the villages being abandoned, all very sad.
So many beautiful buildings in Sicily/Italy, it probably needs something like...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2018, 08:56 PM
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Posted By jean113
To tyro: The squint

Thank you John for your very long and informative comment, I do appreciate the time that it must take you to write these 'mini' essays!
Obviously this particular squint is inside the church, looking...
Forum: Photos 10-10-2018, 05:33 PM
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Posted By jean113
To holmertz: reflections

Hello Gert, I had looked to see if I was reflected in the cutlery before I posted and couldn't really distinguish myself!
But now you have mentioned it, yes, I can see myself.
I was wearing a green...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2018, 09:34 PM
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Posted By jean113
Thoughtful

Hi John, I thought as much; what a thoughtful person.
Kind regards Jean
Forum: Photos 08-31-2018, 08:11 AM
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Posted By jean113
To ChrisJ: black line?

Hello Chris, I think that the black lines on the egg must be where the different pieces were 'glued' together; that's the only reason that I can think of. The egg must be quite heavy with all the...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2018, 06:40 PM
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Posted By jean113
To tyro: Interesting comments

Hello John, we have missed seeing your shots and reading your comments, which are always interesting, as today. So lovely to hear from you.
Check out the Martin Brothers on Wikipedia.
I have looked...
Forum: Photos 08-12-2018, 04:28 PM
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Views: 52
Posted By jean113
To jmdias: Similar name but different

Hello Jorge, the English version? Well the name translated means the same, but having visited Mont St Michel a long time ago now, they are really quite different.
Please visit if you are ever in the...
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