Category Archives: Milton Keynes

A Surreptitious Supermarket Snap

One of our local supermarkets has huge floor to ceiling windows which are alternately clear glass, and transparent orange panels. Visually they make a fascinating expanse of glass, and as this wall faces the afternoon sun, when the sun shines … Continue reading

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Blue sky dreaming

This image was taken 2-3 weeks ago from the relatively warm internal arcade of Milton Keynes shopping centre. Gazing out through the internal reflections and warped reality to the blue sky beyond. A reminder of warmer and brighter times of … Continue reading

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City Centre Church

A quick post today from Milton Keynes city centre. Close to the centre is the multi-denominational Church of Christ the Cornerstone, which is shared by Baptist, Methodist, Church of England, Roman Catholic and United Reformed Churches. An unusual situation. The … Continue reading

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Diagonal Lines

Network Rail’s new HQ building in central Milton Keynes featured in an earlier post – ‘Nearing Completion, at sunset’. I ended that post saying: ‘I confidently predict this will be a much photographed building’. I stand by that assertion. If … Continue reading

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The Hatter

Whilst driving I catch glimpses of many things – views, buildings, objects that I would like to take a closer look at. But as the driver (almost always) I don’t get much chance to take a detailed look as we … Continue reading

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Poster People

Last week seemed a strange week – the temperatures suggested Spring but the countryside was disinclined to acknowledge that Spring might have arrived [see my comments in last Friday’s post, ‘In the Spirit of Optimism’]. Bereft of nature’s colours I … Continue reading

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Today’s image resulted from me being ‘let off the lead’ for half an hour in Milton Keynes centre while my wife shopped, without me fidgeting around in the background. A bonus for both parties – she got to shop hassle-free … Continue reading

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