Visits 2017


Munich Opera
January 2017


Gaestatte Brunnstein: Nicky with granddaughter

Walk in the Englische Garten
surfers in the snow



Monopterous


Kunsthalle Exhibition: Spain's Golden Age

El Greco



Bayerisches Oper: South Pole


Stadt Rosenheim, staircase

The Goldener Engel

Sunset coming home

Excursion to Berry Head with Melanie
March 2017

Outside the Guardhouse Cafe on Berry Head

Illuminated by the Berry Head Light




View to Durl Head

Cod Rock


Below the Berry Head Light

Torquay from Berry Head

Nottingham Opera Visit
March 2017

Nottingham Town Hall



Munich Opera visit
Ariadne auf Naxos & The Consul
March 2017

The Munich Phil. in the Gasteig


The Botanic Garden






Spring flowers in the woods



Awaiting the tulips




Left: The first ornament out of its winter wrapping
Right: my permanent ornament


Echinocactus Grusonii


Orchidae

Turtles



Flag?

Rhododendrons

Villa Stuck Portico

Walk along the Isar


Posters for the Consul



Cuvilliés Theatre, Munich



St Michael's Church, newly renovated

Llandudno for the Welsh National Opera Spring Season

Lunch at Nebo with a views to Snowdonia


Walk: Ascending the Great Orme
with Conwy in the background

The summit buildings

Low Tide on the Conwy Estuary

Jackdaw

with Herring Gull



Within a stone circle

For the less energetic

The Llangollen Railway


Off season train to Corwen



Papplewick Pumping Station
with the NS National Trust Group

The Pond

The stack and the group


The pond with a model of the Bismark

The main entrance to the pumping house

The Pumping House

The engines and pumps

The boilers



The ornamentation



The main cylinders

Connecting rods




The big end


The flywheel

The governor

James Watt co., the Builder

An exhibited steam driven electrical generator

Staunton Harold
with the NS National Trust Group

The Church and Hall


The painted ceiling



The Hall




The Lake

The Library


Utility Room, formerly the Chapel

The Dining Room

The Garden



Lunch at Emmanuel College, Cambridge
July 2017

St John's College, where we stayed

The Round Church
The view from Pat's room

St John's tower being repaired
The view from Peter's room

Red hot pokers


The Library Lantern

Night view


The Bridge of Sighs

New Court


Second Court

School of Pythagoras


The Round Church
Holy Sepulchre


Emmanuel College
Lunch with the Master

Lunch at Emmanuel College

Petricia and Christine Aukland

Brian Thrush

Sally Williams

With Mike & Christine Aukland



Emmanuel College Chapel

The John Harvard Window

Thomas Cranmer

Buxton, for the Opera Festival, July 2017

The refurbished spa bath

Lady Morris Dancers

Walk to Solomon's Temple

A lime worker



Buxton from the tower


Walk from Buxton to the Goyt Valley


Roadside shrine

The old CHPR track

looking back ...

... round the hillside

The blocked up tunnel mouth


The minature railway in Buxton Park

Rather dwarfed by Richard and Ian


Staying at Sonning while visiting Kath Glover in Caversham
September 2017

Sonning Lock


Sunset

Sonning bridge

The Thames

Milford on Sea to visit Frank
September 2017

The Needles and the Isle of Wight

Sanderling




From the Hurst Castle Ferry

Hurst Castle

The Lighthouse



From the ramparts



Sturt Pool
Swans

Black Swans



The walk, including the ferry.

With Frank at Barton on Sea


The Needles from Barton

Thundershower

Harvest House; our B&B

Torquay to visit Melanie
October 2017

After sunset

Brixham, he Golden Hind


After sunset

Ducks accompanying an opera at Buxton

Mandarin Duck


Llandudno for the opera
October 2017

Gret Orme from the promenade

The Little Orme

Sunshine from the pier



The Pier

The Green Buoy, opposite our hotel

Snowdonia from the Nemo road

Llangollen after plenty of rain


Edinburgh, for the Designed Mind Symposium
November 2017

The Castle

The Scottish Parliament


Holyrood House

Daniel Dennett, keynote speaker


Two authors: Andy Clark and Dan Dennett

Re-read before the Symposium

To read after the Symposium

The Scott Monument

Salford: Opera North at the Lowry
November 2017

Our hotel on the Quays

The Lowry Outlet Mall

Salford in the early morning


The Lowry Bridge and the Imperial War Museum

The Lowry Theatre and Gallery

The Imperial War Museum from the bridge

The poster of the six "little great" operas

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