Almost A Black and White Sunday

I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, a palace and prison on each hand

~Byron  “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage”

Published by


I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

18 thoughts on “Almost A Black and White Sunday”

  1. I often wonder why I have never been to Venice.
    Parts of Leningrad were very similar in appearance, and I have been there a few times.
    But there is something truly iconic about Venice.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

        1. Gosh you are turning into a Mrs Mop! When you have finished how about popping over here, I have an entire house that needs a bit of a spruce up 😀

  2. This puts the recent flooding in perspective. One of my University tutors, Bernard Beatty, had a passion for Byron and I caught a little of the fever, though it was the plays I enjoyed most.

Likes are nice, but comments start a conversation...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.