Tag Archives: Stowe Gardens

Lake minus water plus bridge

This Post might be subtitled: ‘who let the water out?’ It was of course deliberate. This is the Octagon Lake at Stowe Gardens drained for remedial work to the banking. No lake, merely mudflats, the accumulated detritus that is usually … Continue reading

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Sky Water

Inverting an image sometimes does more than simply turn an image on its head. Sometimes it introduces a touch of surrealism into the image. And I personally think that is true of this one – but you may think differently … Continue reading

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A glimpse of Stowe House

Regular readers of this blog will recall mentions of Stowe Gardens on a number of occasions. Today it’s the turn of the house within the gardens. Stowe Gardens are owned by the National Trust. These extensive gardens, laid out by … Continue reading

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