Day At The Races 2

Part 2 following on from my first Day At The Races at Oulton Park Vintage Car Festival, incorporating the Hawthorn Memorial Trophies on Saturday 21st May 2016.

Oulton Park Circuit is one of the most picturesque and technically challenging motor racing circuits in the UK, this was going to be a challenge for me as I’m usually taking photos of stationary objects.

Hope you like them ….

Austin A30 Academy 1955
Austin A30 Academy 1955
Austin Cooper S, Ford Lotus Cortina MK.1 1964
Austin Cooper S, Ford Lotus Cortina MK.1 1964
Riley 1.5 1959
Riley 1.5 1959
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1954
Austin A35 Academy 1954
Daimler SP250 1961
Daimler SP250 1961
Daimler SP250 1961
Daimler SP250 1961
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Lotus Elan 26R
Lotus Elan 26R
Austin Cooper S
Austin Cooper S
MGB Roadster 1964, Ashley MG Midget 1965, Lotus Elan S2 1964
MGB Roadster 1964, Ashley MG Midget 1965, Lotus Elan S2 1964
MG W&P GT 1966
MG W&P GT 1966
Ford Lotus Cortina MK.1 1964
Ford Lotus Cortina MK.1 1964
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1958
Austin A35 Academy 1957
Austin A35 Academy 1957
Daimler SP250 1961
Daimler SP250 1961
Riley Brooklands 1929
Riley Brooklands 1929
GN Special 1922/29
GN Special 1922/29
Cooper T41 1957
Cooper T41 1957
GN Vitesse 1921
GN Vitesse 1921
Austin 7 Ulster Sport 1930
Austin 7 Ulster Sport 1930
Riley 12/4 Special 1934/36
Riley 12/4 Special 1934/36
Wolseley Hornet Special 1933
Wolseley Hornet Special 1933
Stutz Bearcat 1918
Stutz Bearcat 1918
Alvis 12/70 Special 1937
Alvis 12/70 Special 1937
Hillegass Sprint 1937, Riley Densham1928/34
Hillegass Sprint 1937, Riley Densham1928/34
Fiat new Balilla 1938
Fiat new Balilla 1938
Austin 7 Ulster Replica 1931
Austin 7 Ulster Replica 1931
Riley Special 1932
Riley Special 1932
Hillegass Sprint car 1937
Hillegass Sprint car 1937
Talbot 95/105 1935
Talbot 95/105 1935
Riley Falcon 1936
Riley Falcon 1936
Hillegass Sprint car 1937
Hillegass Sprint car 1937
ERA R4A 1935 Nicholas Topliss
ERA R4A 1935 Nicholas Topliss

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Jubilant

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge:Jubilant

It was a very jubilant moment when i was invited to the Oulton Park Vintage Car Festival on Saturday 21st May 2016

Iris Tourer 1912
Iris was a British car brand that was manufactured from 1906-1925 by Legros & Knowles Ltd in Willesden, London and Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The Iris cars were luxury vehicles with large, water-cooled four-cylinder in-line engines. A striking feature of all models was the diamond shaped radiator grill. Colour version available
Classic Morgans
The Morgan Motor Company is a family-owned British motor car manufacturer that was founded in 1910 by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan
Dodge Four Tourer
1925 Dodge Four Tourer
Jaguar E-Type 4.2
The Jaguar E-Type or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market is a British sports car, which was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of beauty, high performance, and competitive pricing established the marque as an icon of 1960s motoring. At a time when most cars had drum brakes, live rear axles, and mediocre performance, the E-Type sprang on the scene with 150 mph and a sub-7 second 0-60 time, monocoque construction, disc brakes, rack and pinion steering, independent front and rear suspension, and unrivaled looks. The E-Type was based on Jaguar’s D-Type racing car which had won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three consecutive years 1955-1957
Spitfire
Spitfire Mk. IX, serial no. EN398, JE-J Personal aircraft of W/Cdr Johnnie Johnson, commanding officer of the Kenley Wing Summer 1943 The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after the Second World War. Introduced in 1938

 

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Day At The Races

Yesterday was a wet day out at Oulton Park Vintage Car Festival, incorporating the Hawthorn Memorial Trophies with my good friend and Motorsport enthusiast John Hallett

Here are a few of the moments i managed to catch.

MG Montlhery Midget, Riley TT Sprite Replica, Ballamy Ford V8 Special
MG Montlhery Midget, Riley TT Sprite Replica, Ballamy Ford V8 Special
MGB Roadster, Daimler SP250, Austin A35 Academy
MGB Roadster, Daimler SP250, Austin A35 Academy
Morgan Matchless Super Aero 1930/4  Three Wheeler
Morgan Matchless Super Aero 1930/4 Three Wheeler
1934 Morgan Ford F2 100E Willment Three Wheeler
1934 Morgan Ford F2 100E Willment Three Wheeler
1933 Morgan Super Sports JAP 8/80  Three Wheeler
1933 Morgan Super Sports JAP 8/80 Three Wheeler
Morgan M3W Three Wheeler 2013
Morgan M3W Three Wheeler 2013
Morgan Matchless Super Aero Three Wheeler 1930/4
Morgan Matchless Super Aero Three Wheeler 1930/4
1934 Morgan Three Wheeler
1934 Morgan Three Wheeler
Morgan Three Wheeler
Morgan Three Wheeler
106 Austin A35 Academy 195872 Austin Cooper S 1963
106 Austin A35 Academy 1958 72 Austin Cooper S 1963
Riley TT Sprite Replica 1935
Riley TT Sprite Replica 1935
1938 Alta 2-litre
1938 Alta 2-litre

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Face

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge:Face

Here are a few of the amazing Thai Buddha faces that i have photographed while exploring Thailand.
Buddhism in Thailand is largely of the Theravada school, which is followed by 93.6% of the population.

Cave Paintings
Faces painted on an old cave wall at Cha Am Temple Thailand
Temple Statue
Close up of a black and gold temple statue Thailand
Buddha Thailand
A worn weathered sitting Golden Buddha
Plai Laem Buddha
18 armed giant white Thai Buddha bearing gifts at Temple Plai Laem koh samui Thailand
Golden Buddha
Golden Buddha Thailand
Golden Buddha
Golden Buddha Thailand
Thai Buddha
Buddha Statue at Wat Mahathat wrapped in golden yellow silk at Ayutthaya, Thailand
Sukhothai Buddha
Buddha statue in Sukhothai Park northern Thailand Sukhothai, the capital of the first kingdom of Thailand, was laid down in the 13th and 14th century. An array of acclaimed monuments, representing the oldest Thai architectural style
Golden Buddha
A worn weathered Golden Buddha
Cave Buddha
This Buddha statue is situated in a large cave on the grounds of the Tham Khao Yoi Cave Phetchaburi, Thailand. It was the place where King Rama VI practiced meditation while he was ordained. Today, it houses many Buddha images of several sizes, especially the big reclining Buddha, and the Buddha footprint enshrined in the cave.
buddha in the jungle
3 giant golden Buddha surrounded by Thai Jungle
Three of a kind
3 weathered giant Buddha’s surrounded by Thai jungle sitting above decorative Elephants
smiling Buddha
Chinese-style, smiling Buddha built in 2004 at Plai Laem temple , Koh Samui Thailand
Tangsai Buddha
Giant Buddha at Wat Tangsai bang sapan Thailand
Thai Statues
Rustic figurines, and statues, set amongst the overgrown flora at Ao Noi Temple Prachuab kiri khan Thailand
Buddha Head in Tree
Buddha Head in Tree Roots, Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand
Buddha Head in Tree
Stone Buddha Head in Banyan Tree Roots at Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

After a quick internet search the definition of harmony in photography is something like this …..
“Harmony
in visual design means all parts of the visual image relate to and complement each other. Harmony pulls the pieces of a visual image together. Harmony can be achieved through repetition and rhythm”

So for this weeks theme i thought i would show you some of my more harmonious Diptychs & Triptychs photos, Triptychs are often used to separate images that are variants on a theme, or may be one larger image split into three, Diptychs are usually pairs of images.

Sunflowers
Diptych of Thai Sunflowers
Autumn in the Park
Triptych of Autumn with the acers turning red North Wales UK
Hand of Buddha
Triptych Hand of Buddha
Lighthouse Path
llanddwyn island Triptych
Views of IronBridge
Triptych of The worlds first Iron Bridge built over the river Severn in 1779. Built to a design by architect Thomas Farnolls Pritchard and cast at the Coalbrookdale ironworks of Abraham Darby III The site was designated ‘World Heritage’ by UNESCO in 1986, in recognition of its major role in the birth of the industrial revolution in the early 18th century. Ironbridge, Shropshire, England.
House and Garden
Ancient house and garden Triptych
Mansion Hallway III
Decorative Mansion hallway Triptych
Victorian Cottage
Triptych of Victorian living, dinner table with wash bowl, jug and soap in a Working Class House, England
Victorian Shops
Pawnbroker’s Shop built in the 1840s. Pawnshops prospered in areas where the wages were low and unstable. It was not uncommon for a family to have linen or clothes that they would pawn as a bridging loan until next payday. The struggling family could pawn their goods on a Monday and could buy them back the following Friday or Saturday. The items pawned were taken as security for a loan, the value of the item was based on what the pawnbroker thought he would get if he sold the item on. In return the customer would receive the loan a ticket. To redeem their pledge the customer had to pay the loan back in full plus any charges this included the valuation of their items and the cost of the ticket. Victorian hardware & ironmongers store England
Duke of Lancaster
Graffiti, photo-realistic artist have been using the Duke since August 2012 in hope of making it Europes largest open air Art Gallery. The Duke of Lancaster was a railway steamer passenger ship that operated in Europe from 1956 to 1979, and is currently beached near Mostyn Docks, on the River Dee, north-east Wales. The Lancaster was sold to Liverpool based company Empirewise Ltd, who intended her to be used as a static leisure centre and market. She arrived at her new home at Llanerch-y-Mor, near Mostyn, on 10 August 1979. The ship was brought into a permanent dock and the hull was sealed not in concrete, as is commonly thought, but surrounded by a large tonnage of sand pulled out of the Dee estuary. Known as The Fun Ship, it was also possible to visit her bridge and engine room. Conversion for use as a 300-room hotel did not appear to go beyond the preliminary planning stage. Its use as The Fun Ship was relatively short-lived and it was subsequently closed to the public because access to the ship is via a bridge under the North Wales railway line, which is too low for emergency vehicles. Over time, the vessel has become increasingly derelict. The ship was later used as a warehouse by its owners Solitaire Liverpool Ltd, a clothing company registered to the same address as Empirewise Ltd. Despite rumours that the ship would be scrapped, the company stated that they have no plans either to sell it or to restore it and its current use is uncertain. Despite having large amounts of its exterior paintwork covered in rust, the interior of the ship is in good condition. It was featured in the 2011 series of BBC2s Coast. (Wikipedia)
Lighthouse Triptych
The abandoned Lighthouse at Point of Ayre, Talacre Beach, Flintshire, North Wales, UK.
Welsh Sunsets
Triptych Welsh Sunsets
Thailand Longboats
Triptych of Wooden Thai longboats moored off the beautiful coast of Koh Lanta in the straits of malacca Thailand

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Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind

“share an image where you see a particularly strong connection between what we see and what you felt as you pressed that shutter button”

Right here we go, as many of you know this writing stuff doesn’t come easy to me, hence the reason i decided to have a go at blogging, or another way to promote my photos by just adding a few sentences haha – hopefully you can bear with me while i try and improve at this wordsmith stuff …..

My state of mind is how i process the image not when i take it, probably because i’m limited to where i can go during the day, but i have more free time in the evenings to go through the 145,000 photos i have on my hardrives, the choice of photo and the way i edit it will depend how I’m feeling then – my state of mind.
Some examples are :-

Trapped

What Lies Ahead
Trapped by the man at the end of the tunnel.
Trevors Rusty Gate
Trapped by the rusty gate over looking Trevor Basin, a Canal basin on the Llangollen Canal, situated near Trevor, in Clwyd, between Llangollen and Ruabon. The basin was originally built at the northern end of the central section of the Ellesmere Canal, just 150yds north of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, north wales, UK
The Garden Gate
The rusty cottage garden gate
Garden Bridge
Trapped by a broke gate leading to an Ornate bridge over lake in a beautiful garden
Tea Room Gate
Trapped in Hell no coffee the closed tea room gate, the building is crook framed, set on sandstone blocks, plastered with wattle and daub which has been constructed under a thatched roof.

Faith

Church Way v2
follow the path to enlightenment or coffee ….
Llandwrog Church
St Twrogs Church is located in the village of Llandwrog, Gwynedd, North Wales. Llandwrog Church is a Victorian church in a Decorated Gothic style, built in 1856-60 on the site and in the footprint of, the medieval parish church. The church is notable for its complete high Victorian interior of exceptional quality. It has a Victorian octagonal stone pulpit with traceried panels and tapered shaft, the south housing the lectern, and an old wooden pulpit incorporating a fine early 16th century panel, probably of Flemish origin, depicting the Crucifixion.
Cathedral Ceiling
cathedral ceiling and organ north wales, opps spilt my coffee looking up
Hymn 952
Image of Jesus With Mary and Joseph and a candle stand with forged acorns and leaves
In The Light
ancient church window with a beautful flower display
St Celynnin Church
Inside St Celynnin Church, possibly one of the remotest churches in Wales and is amongst the oldest. A small and simple building, it probably dates from the 12th century and was pre-dated by an earlier church of timber, near Henryd, Conwy, north Wales, UK

All Alone

A Place To Rest
Autumnal colours in a wonderful garden, great place for coffee if i hadn’t spilt it earlier …..
Summer Shade
Relax in the shade on the old seat
Asian Garden
Beautiful asian garden and wooden bench
Spring Park Bench
spring has arrived with beautiful blossom and perfectly placed wooden bench to relax on
Autumn in the Park
Autumn with the acers turning red North Wales UK

Simplicity

Llandudno Pier
Llandudno Pier a seaside resort of Llandudno on the coast of North Wales between Bangor and Colwyn Bay. At 2,295 ft the pier is the longest in Wales and the fifth longest in England and Wales
Aberffraw Bridge v2
The old hump back bridge in Aberffraw, Anglesey, North Wales The stone bridge Built in 1731 by Sir Arthur Owen, the single span stone bridge over the river Ffraw is a particularly well preserved example of an early road bridge. it can be crossed on foot, but isn’t open to vehicles.

Melancholy

Cottage Ruins
Rhos quarry barrack ruins Capel Curig. Snowdonia National Park. North Wales.UK
Country Cottage
old rural cottage north Wales UK
Quarry Building
Dinorwic Slate Quarry, a large former slate quarry, located between the villages of Llanberis and Dinorwig in north Wales. It was the second largest slate quarry in the world. It covered more than 700 acres
Coastal Ruins
The old Brickworks operated c.1850 -1914, Anglesey, north Wales, UK
Chirk Aqueduct 1801
Chirk Aqueduct is a 70-foot high and 710-foot long navigable aqueduct that carries what is now the Llangollen Canal across the Ceiriog Valley near Chirk, on the England-Wales border. The aqueduct was designed by Thomas Telford for the Ellesmere Canal and completed in 1801

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

The year is split into four seasons, the weather in the UK can be very erratic and so the seasons often overlap or differ completely.

Winter (December to February)

Mount Snowdon
Padarn lake is a glacially formed lake in Snowdonia, looking towards mount Snowdon, Gwynedd, north Wales, UK
Idwal Gate
Decorative Iron Gate leading to the wooden Footbridge at the base of Idwal Lake and the Devils Kitchen, snowdonia national park, north wales,uk

Spring (March to May)

Field Of Daffodils
Penryhn Castle and a carpet of daffodils in spring North wales UK

 

Rows of Daffodils
trees in a field of daffodils spring time in Wales UK

Summer (June to August)

Welsh Highland Railway
Garratt No 87 from Caernarfon to Porthmadog on the Welsh Highland Railway north wales UK
Mountain Reflection
Llyn Ogwen is a ribbon lake in north-west Wales. It lies alongside the A5 road between two mountain ranges of Snowdonia, the Carneddau and the Glyderau. Llyn Ogwen lies at a height of about 310 metres above sea level and has an area of 78 acres but is a very shallow lake, with a maximum depth of only a little over 3 metres. It is fed by a number of streams from the slopes of the mountains which surround it, which include Tryfan and Pen yr Ole Wen.

Autumn (September to November)

Crafnant Rocks
Crafnant lake lies in a beautiful valley in North Wales where the northern edge of the Gwydir Forest meets the lower slopes of the Carneddau mountains, many people regard the lake as one of the most beautiful spots in North Wales. Crafnant takes its name from craf, an old Welsh word for garlic, and nant, a stream or valley.
Autumn Shadows
Leaves turning red in Autumnal forest

 

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WPC: Life Imitates Art

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art

I must admit this wasn’t an easy challenge for me, so i decided to go with Claude Monet.
Claude Monet was among the leaders of the French Impressionist movement of the 1870s and 1880s.

If you click the Monet link under my image you will see the impressionists art.
Sorry you have to click the link but couldn’t see how to show his work next to mine, let me know how if you do …….

Three Sunflowers
three sunflowers

Monet Sunflowers

Welsh Garden
country garden and bridge

Monet Bridge

Asian Beach
longboats moored off the beautiful coast of Thailand

Monet Fishing boats

Porth Wen Arch
Natural Arch at Porth Wen Brickworks Cemaes Bay Anglesey, north Wales, UK

Monet Arch

Dream Boat
dreaming of asia

Monet Fishing Boat

Garratt No. 87
No 87 steam loco on the Welsh Highland Railway north wales UK. The South African Class NGG16 Beyer-Garratt of 1937 is a steam locomotive from the South African Railways era.

Monet Loco

London Sunset
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among Londons most iconic landmarks. Westminster Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames, linking Westminster on the north side and Lambeth on the south side

Monet London

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Time

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Time

Many devices has been invented to measure Time. The study of these devices is called Horology, the art or science of measuring time, a few examples being Clocks, watches, clockwork, sundials, hourglasses, timers, time recorders and atomic clocks.

Here are a few i found ……

Sundial
A sundial is a device that measures time by using a light spot or shadow cast by the position of the Sun on a reference scale. As the earth turns on its polar axis, the sun appears to cross the sky from east to west, rising at sun-rise from beneath the horizon to a zenith at mid-day and falling again behind the horizon at sunset. Both the azimuth (direction) and the altitude (height) can be used to create time measuring devices. Sundials have been invented independently in all major cultures and become more accurate and sophisticated as the culture developed
Sun Dial
Chirk Castle located at Chirk, Wrexham, Wales UK. The castle was built in 1295 by Roger Mortimer de Chirk, uncle of Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March as part of King Edward I’s chain of fortresses across the north of Wales. The castle was bought by Thomas Myddelton in 1595 for £5,000 (approx. £11 million as of 2008)
st michael church
St. Michael’s church Betws yn Rhos nortt Wales UK was mentioned in the Norwich Taxation of 1254, as being part of the parish of Abergele. The old church was demolished in 1838; and the foundation stone of the present building was laid on 19 July 1838
Antique Pocket Watch
Thomas Russell & Son pocket watch -Makers to the Queen. Signed enamel dial, Outer Railway Track with roman Numerals, Hour and Minute hands including sub second hand. Thomas Russell is first listed as a watch manufacturer in 1848 and he had premises at 20 Slater Street, Liverpool, UK
Turning Back Time
when time stood still
Days Gone By
victorian study
Servants Quarters
Servants quarters are those parts of a building, traditionally in a private house, which contain the domestic offices and staff accommodation. From the late 17th century until the late 19th/early 20th century they were a common feature in many large houses. Sometimes they are an integral part of a smaller house – in the basements and attics, especially in a town house, while in larger houses they are often a purpose-built adjacent wing or block. In architectural descriptions and guide books of stately homes the servants’ quarters are frequently overlooked, yet they form an important piece of social history, often as interesting as the principal part of the house itself.
Hall of Shadows
Victorian hall
Victorian Cottage
Victorian fire range in a Working Class cottage
Red Square Malacca
Christ Church built in 1753 an Anglican church in the Dutch Square of Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia. The church is built in Dutch Colonial architecture style and is laid out in a simple rectangle of 82 feet by 42 feet. The ceiling rises to 40 feet and is spanned by wooden beams, each carved from a single tree. The roof is covered with Dutch tiles and the walls were raised using Dutch bricks built on local laterite blocks then coated with Chinese plaster. The floors of the church are paved with granite blocks originally used as ballast for merchant ships
Twin Towers
The Petronas Towers are the tallest twin building in the world Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Completed 1 April 1994
London Sunset
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among Londons most iconic landmarks. Westminster Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames, linking Westminster on the north side and Lambeth on the south side

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

I decided to go with the vibrant red theme

The Smallest House
The Smallest House in Great Britain, also known as the Quay House, is a tourist attraction on the quay in Conwy, Wales. The house, which has a floor area of 3.05 metre by 1.8 metre (10 feet by 6 feet) and a height of 3.1 metre (10 feet 2 inches) to the eaves, was used as a residence from the 16th century until 1900; as its name indicates, it is reputed to be Britain’s smallest house. The house was lived in until 1900, when the owner was a 6 ft 3 inch (1.9 metres) fisherman. The rooms were too small for him to stand up in fully and he was eventually forced to move out when the council declared the house unfit for human habitation.
Post Box
An iconic vibrant red post box and lamp in a victorian street
Vintage Red
The Austin-Healey 3000 is a British sports car built from 1959 to 1967, and is the best known of the big Healey models. The car’s bodywork was made by Jensen Motors, and the vehicles were assembled at the BMC Abingdon works. The 3000 was a successful car which won its class in many European rallies in its heyday, and is still used in competition by enthusiasts today. The 3000 Mark III was launched in October 1963, and remained in production until the end of 1967 when production of Austin-Healeys ceased. Classified as the BJ8, the new model was the most powerful and luxurious of the big Healeys, with a walnut-veneer dash, wind-up windows, and a 150 hp engine. Improvements to the engine included a new camshaft and valve springs, and twin SU 2″ HD8 carburetors, together with a new design of exhaust system. Servo-assisted brakes were now fitted as standard. Only 2+2 seat versions were made. Option extras were similar to those offered for the Mark II, the main change being that the standard interior trim was now Ambla vinyl, with leather seats being added to the list of options.
Pier Flags
Nalusuan island in the Cebu Strait situated in between the Province of Bohol and Mactan Island. Philippines
Geirionydd lake
Llyn Geirionydd lies in a valley near Capel Curig and Betws y Coed, North Wales UK, where the northern edge of the Gwydyr Forest meets the lower slopes of the Carneddau mountains. The lake is almost a mile long and covers an area of 45 acres
Signal Box
Originally, all signalling was done by mechanical means. Points and signals were operated locally from individual levers or handles, requiring the signalman to walk between the various pieces of equipment to set them in the required position for each train that passed. Before long, it was realised that control should be concentrated into one building, which came to be known as a signal box. The signal box provided a dry, climate controlled space for the complex interlocking mechanics and also the signalman. The raised design of most signal boxes also provided the signalman with a good view of the railway under his control. The first use of a signal box was by the London and Croydon Railway in 1844
Buddha Sword
A worn red and gold Buddha with trident sword
INRI Stained Glass
INRI Stained Glass. The acronym INRI (Latin: Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum) represents the Latin inscription which in English reads as Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews.
The Cathedral
The Cathedral is the home of the William Morgan Bible and as such provides a vital link with Welsh culture and literature. Many visitors describe the Cathedral as a Hidden Gem The present building was begun in the thirteenth century and is reputed to be the smallest ancient cathedral in Great Britain.
Mansion Bedroom
Decorative Mansion bedroom
Minor Basilica of Santo Niño
detailed bas-relief structures which tastefully depicts the Cebuano history inside the ground of Minor Basilica of Santo Niño, Cebu, Philippines. Devotees light candles.

 

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