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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Sculptures

Thank you, Gert.

Don't worry, I will post more sculptures as well as a mixture of buildings.

Have a good w/e, Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 09-22-2021, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jean113: The House of Oliver Cromwell

Thank you Jean, it is a very interesting house.
The figure outside is a model, used to attract attention.

Kind regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 09-21-2021, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Sculptures and Glass

Thank you for your warm critique, Paul.
I am honoured that you have chosen this as a favourite.

Kind regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 09-20-2021, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ChrisJ: History

Well done, Chris, you have lots of historical knowledge about, Oliver Cromwell.
Indeed he was beheaded posthumously and placed at Tyburn!

I suppose Charles II had to take revenge on the guy who...
Forum: Photos 09-20-2021, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Cromwell's Houses

Sorry, I forgot to mention, Cromwell was a deeply religious man and had some relationship with the nearby church, (the wall in my photograph) which he could view from his window.

Regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 09-20-2021, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Furniture

Thanks for your thoughtful critique, Gert.

The furniture in my shot was described as being present at the time of Cromwell.

Kind regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 09-11-2021, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To mkamionka: Students!

Hi Mariusz, thank you for your critique.

With regard to the students, the guy who was punting our boat lived in Cambridgeshire but was a student from a London University. He had lots of titbits of...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2021, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Bartering !!

Hi Gert, thank you for your thoughtful critique.

With regard to bartering, the punters do not really know how much you have paid, they just work the punts and the negotiating is done by the people...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2021, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Bridge of Sighs, Cambridge

Hi Paul, We were only in Cambridge for half a day and the punt ride (so enjoyable) took up over an hour so we didn't get as far as exploring the river as far as the bridge, by land. However, I have...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2021, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Barges

Hi Paul, thank you for your warm critique.

I imagine that these are houseboats.
There are lots of these boats on the Cam, some permanent homes, some rented for holiday accommodation. I did...
Forum: Photos 09-06-2021, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jhm: English **

Thank you, John, your English is fine.

I was bruised but nothing more serious, thank goodness!

My warm regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 08-30-2021, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ifege: Travel

Thank you, Ian.

Yes, we are allowed to travel but care is still important.
We tended to dine and drink outside in the open air.
When entering shops or public places, most people are still...
Forum: Photos 08-29-2021, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: previous photograph

Hi Gert.
Thank you for your thoughtful critique.

I had forgotten about the deleted photograph, which I posted before we went away. It was a photograph from my archive and on reflection, I thought...
Forum: Photos 08-01-2021, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To lousat: The Campanile

Thanks, Luciano.
I can recommend climbing the campanile!
It's a great way to keep fit ... as well as obtaining a great viewpoint. 🤣

Kind regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 08-01-2021, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: Photos and Music

Thank you, Jorge.
You were right, I did like it!
The photos and music were sensitively combined.

My warm regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 07-30-2021, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To lousat: Long Ago!

Thank you for your warm critique and that lovely b&w photograph from your childhood! You look so sweet!
Is that your mum, enjoying the view of the city?

The Duomo certainly stands out as an...
Forum: Photos 07-29-2021, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ChrisJ: Things are getting better!

Thanks for your thoughtful critique, Chris.

Thank you for asking about my husband.
He is much better now.
Though his left thumb is now shorter than the right, we do not need to visit the...
Forum: Photos 07-19-2021, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: Tragedy!

Oh, Jorge, that sounds horrendous!
A whole family lost in the shipwreck!

There seem to be many reports of catastrophic happenings, at the moment!

Keep safe, Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jean113: Wild Flowers

Thank you for your response to my wild flower photograph.

I am glad that many councils are now becoming more alert for the need to protect our environment and be concerned about the balance of...
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: President

Thank you for your thoughtful critique, Jorge.

Your president has been shown on our news channels. He seems to have a foolish philosophy about the Covid virus, suggesting that it is not serious,...
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Wild Flowers Return

Thank you for your warm critique, Gert.

The 'we' refers to a group of volunteers, from our village, and together we plant flowers, take up weeds, remove litter and sometimes do artistic projects....
Forum: Photos 07-05-2021, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Vaccinations

Thank you for your thoughtful comments, Paul.

I live in a rural area where it is simpler to avoid close contacts and less easy for the COVID virus to transmit but my son and his family live in a...
Forum: Photos 06-28-2021, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ikeharel: Coop Building

Thank you for your warm critique, Ike.
I love that you find the places on Google Maps and do a virtual tour!

Maybe the planters were added later.
The owners do sometimes move them for planting,...
Forum: Photos 06-27-2021, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To kasianowak: Bee Safe

Thank you, Kasia, I'm sure you are right. These bees are not aggressive in the least and if they are male bees, they have no sting! I just love the humming sound that they make, it always reminds me...
Forum: Photos 06-27-2021, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To kasianowak: Bee Friendly!

Thank you for your lovely, warm critique, Kasia.
Was the salvia a perennial or an annual?
The bees seem more interested in the perennial ones that we planted in the village.

For many years, I...
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