Thursday, June 24, 2010

Monumental Landscapes


I am still trying to get back into a routine following last week's holiday. But yesterday routine had to be put on hold. The sun beat down, the weather was as near perfect as it can get. I met my good friends Mark and Chrissy and we went for a delightful walk around the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. These are just a couple of photographs I took. Time was limited and I needed to get home in time to catch the beginning of the England v Slovenia match as I was providing a minute-by-minute text service for the Lad who was doing his final training in anticipation of hitting the hospital wards. 


My camera and I will return to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park at a later date, once my routine has been re-established and once there are no more football matches to watch. And given that the USA won the group - perhaps I should say "once there are no more soccer matches to watch".

8 comments:

  1. Interesting shots, Alan. Giving us a teaser, eh?

    It seems that a lot of the old top teams in World Cup competition are falling apart this year. Maybe a sign that a new generation is moving up?

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  2. This sculpture reminds me of our local giant ears of corn, only yours is wonderful!! Our corn is well...corny.

    http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/9527

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  3. True, Alan. Over here - across the "big water" - Football is an entirely different game. :)

    Have fun watching YOUR football, though! And I loved your photos.

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  4. I prefer European football to the American counterpart...thanks for the link to the sculpture park. I hope your son is successful in his adventures in medicine.

    I had two third-year docs in the making at my flat earlier this week for a chat and a home visit. They come to learn a bit about how patients with disabilities live and see them in their own environs...I only hope that dispels myths and ignorance.

    How was the match?

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  5. Oh, ho! Soccer!

    Checked out the YSP website... I wouldn't mind going there if I'm ever on that side of the Atlantic (you know, the "football" side).

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  6. Hmm oh to be in England, your weather looks totally gorgeous at the moment. Looking forward to more pics. Routine is overrated, mine's all over the place these days.

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  7. Even when you're retired there's not enough time for everything...YS Park is a great place to wander with a camera. And in that weather - superb!

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  8. What absolutely gorgeous weather and I look forward to seeing more of the sculpture park.

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