Subject Librarian

January, 2014

Lady Wootton's Green, Canterbury

The above photo was taken in Lady Wootton’s Green in Canterbury, a small green just outside Tradescant House, one of the King’s School houses. The statue is a representation of King Ethelbert, the Kentish king that permitted Augustine to settle in Canterbury with a small community of monks. The statue stands opposite one of Queen Bertha, […]

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Graffiti, Westgate Gardens

I took this on a grey, damp day in Canterbury, trudging around the Westgate Gardens. I’d never walked this far through the Gardens before and I was quite struck by the bright colours on the underpass in contrast with the greyness around me. The underpass isn’t particularly popular with residents, and there are plans to […]

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Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Ok, not exactly thrilled with this image but I went a wandering today and took some photos around Canterbury. None of which were particularly inspiring. But then I do add the caveat “blatant amateurism” to the subheading for this blog so I’m sure I can be excused. I’ve taken many photos of the theatre in […]

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Metropol Parasol - black and white

Ok, so this is another photo of the Metropol Parasol (don’t worry, I’m not going to keep chucking up multiple images of the same thing!). This one is not framed quite so tightly and I decided to convert it to black and white using Photoshop. I can’t actually decide whether I prefer this or the […]

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Crucifixion silhouette

This photo was taken at Glorieta Cruceiro after watching the cabalgata in Seville. Due to the crowds, it was easier to pull my smartphone out of my pocket than to mess about with the DSLR. I liked the silhouette of the cross with the backdrop of some interesting cloud formations and edited it using a […]

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Metropol Parasol

The Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure in Plaza de la Encarnación, Seville. Designed by Jürgen Mayer-Hermann, a German architect, it was completed in April 2011 and claims to be the largest wooden structure in the world. It is popularly known in Seville as ‘Las Setas’ (‘The Mushrooms’). I’ve taken several photos of this structure […]

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