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Places to Visit Spring/Summer 2012 – Stratford-Upon-Avon

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Well, I hope you all enjoyed the Tim Flach Photography series which has now ended – Boohoo! (Thank you Sarah from Modern Country Style for your kind words)

HOWEVER, good news on the series front. As you can tell by the title of this post, I want to give you all some good, nay, Brilliant ideas of where to go this summer! And I’m so excited I’m posting this one a day early!

Me and my husband realised we probably can’t afford a real holiday this year so we may plan day trips instead throughout the spring and summer so we get to do something together and it’s away from the norm.

These are just suggestions and I have to be honest they’ll come a lot from where I’ve been or want to go!

First up – Stratford-Upon-Avon

Yes, I have been here before, the wee town where Shakespeare lived, but I SOOOO want to go back again because it was fabulous…..

Stratford-Upon-Avon

Yes it really looks like this...not kidding!

The house where Shakespeare was born

The house where Shakespeare was born

Stratford-Upon-Avon Attractions

Stratford-Upon-Avon Attractions

Now this town has so much to offer with it’s obvious historical interests, very beautiful setting, array of shops and markets (which sell very nice silver rings if I remember correctly), theatre and of course rowing a little boat down the Avon which I did with my family taking a picnic and eating on the river – So idyllic!

Boating in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Boating in Stratford-Upon-Avon

And if you venture just outside Stratford then you can visit Anne Hathaway’s cottage – where the young Shakespeare courted his future wife Anne Hathaway. It’s a beautiful cottage filled with history where Shakespeare himself actually stood and breathed and outside are the most beautiful gardens with traditional shrubs and beautiful flowers!

Anne Hathaways Cottage - Stratford-Upon-Avon

Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Stratford-Upon-Avon

Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Stratford-Upon-Avon

Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Stratford-Upon-Avon

Have you been here before? Would you like to go?

Nah nah nah nah nah batssssss! – Tim Flach

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Unfortunately this post has been posted on my blog a few days before I published it?!? So I’m reposting it for you guys in to see!  =

 

Okay, so bats are rather creepy in my opinion. I know some of them eat fruit and insects and maybe a few rodents but that does not change the fact that in my mind they are still some kind of vampiric animal! However, Tim Flach made me look again:

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bats

Tim Flach - Bats

Tim Flach - Bats

Tim Flach - Bats

Okay, so these photos didn’t totally relieve me of my feelings toward the vampiric qualities of bats – HOWEVER I just love photo number five, is it the bat version of Zorro or some secret agent?!?! It’s just hilarious and yet I can still appreciate the animal itself – Well done Tim Flach – What’s your thoughts? Favourites? Or are you too a little scared?

A Whole Herd of Helephants!!! – Tim Flach

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I like elephants. There is something old and wise and measured about them, as though when you look at them they might just come out with a fascinating conversational topic. They probably won’t, but what if they did?

Tim Flach - Elephant

Tim Flach - Elephant

Tim Flach - Elephant

Another smaller offering here, I think the second one is my favourite. It reminds me a bit of those teenagers who take really close pictures of their eyes and then put it on facebook….tres cool….not…. However, in my opinion, an elephant can get away with it – Can you see all the ancient wisdom in the giant’s eyes?  😉 Your favs?

Nah nah nah nah nah nah batssssss! – Tim Flach

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Okay, so bats are rather creepy in my opinion. I know some of them eat fruit and insects and maybe a few rodents but that does not change the fact that in my mind they are still some kind of vampiric animal! However, Tim Flach made me look again:

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bat

Tim Flach - Bats

Tim Flach - Bats

Tim Flach - Bats

Tim Flach - Bats

Okay, so these photos didn’t totally relieve me of my feelings toward the vampiric qualities of bats – HOWEVER I just love photo number five, is it the bat version of Zorro or some secret agent?!?! It’s just hilarious and yet I can still appreciate the animal itself – Well done Tim Flach – What’s your thoughts? Favourites? Or are you too a little scared?

Animal Photography Series Displaying Tim Flach!

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Right, I have decided to do a blog series on amazing photographs of animals as I just love to look at good photography and ever since I was given the book ‘Equus’ I have loved Tim Flachs amazing pictures – Sounds like a strange topic but bear with me ;- P It’ll be fun and lots more pictures than writing for you too look at!

First up is the ‘HORSE’ – My personal favourite —

Tim Flach - Horse

Tim Flach - Horse

Tim Flach - Horse

Tim Flach - Horse

Tim Flach - Horse

Tim Flach - Horse

Tim Flach - Horse

I could quite easily go on but I shall resist the incredible temptation – You should be proud of me 😉

Next time we’ll be looking at the ‘DOG’ and remember the aim of this series is just to sit back and admire, wait….maybe you could do one thing for me? Tell me which is your favourite photo in each post – I’ll be interested to compare it to mine, speaking of which – this is my favourite Tim Flach horse photo at the moment:

Tim Flach - Horse