Archive for July, 2009

52/30/5 Week 24

July 19th, 2009

Week 24 was taken at Stonehenge.


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Stonehenge I

Stonehenge II

Stonehenge III

Stonehenge IV

Stonehenge V

I’m sure the full set will show up eventually. More on Monday (the backlog would be down to four, except another week has passed, so I actually owe five…)


52/30/5 Week 23

July 18th, 2009

Week 23 was taken at Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill.


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The main entrance:

Entrance to Blenheim

The main building of the palace:

Blenheim Palace

The Column of Victory:

Victory Pillar

An eye above the entrance to the palace:

Watched

The Capability Brown gardens:

Blenheim Gardens

The full set will get uploaded eventually… More on Sunday.


52/30/5 Week 22

July 17th, 2009

Week 22 was taken at Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, home of the people who cracked German codes in WW2.


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The rebuilt Bombe, the machines used to crack the Enigma code:

Bombe

The sadly neglected huts that the code breakers worked in:

Bletchely Hut

A Harrier Jump Jet, which had no discernible reason for being here:

Harrier

The rebuilt Colossus computer (another code breaker, and the first digital computer):

Colossus

The office of Alan Turing during the war:

Turing's Office

The full set will be up in a week or two. More on Saturday.


52/30/5 Week 21

July 16th, 2009

Week 21 was taken at Highgate Cemetery in London.


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Graves

Monuments

Cat Grave

Headstones

Grave path

The full set isn’t up yet, but will be soon. More on Friday.


52/30/5 Week 20

July 15th, 2009

Week 20 was taken at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, London.


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The exterior of the Natural History Museum:

Natural History Museum Exterior

Natural History Museum

Entrance to the Earth exhibit:

Entrance to Earth section

A Dinosaur:

Dinosaur

And a whale:

Whale

The full set isn’t loaded yet, but will be soon.


52/30/5 Week 19

July 14th, 2009

Week 19 was taken at the Monument to the Great Fire of London.


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Looking up to the top:

The Monument

The allegorical sculpture on the base of the sculpture:

Allegorical Sculpture

From the other side:

Monument other side

St Paul’s from the top of the Monument (311 steps…):

St Pauls

Tower Bridge from the top of the Monument:

Tower Bridge

The full set isn’t loaded due to time and bandwidth constraints – but will be loaded in the next few weeks. More on Wednesday!