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The River Hamble by blastfactory, via Flickr

The River Hamble by blastfactory, via Flickr

Mill wall, East London ~ The association with Cockney and the East End in the public imagination may be due to many people assuming that Bow Bells are to be found in the district of Bow, rather than the lesser known St Mary-le-Bow church. Thus while all East Enders are Cockneys, not all Cockneys are East Enders.

Mill wall, East London ~ The association with Cockney and the East End in the public imagination may be due to many people assuming that Bow Bells are to be found in the district of Bow, rather than the lesser known St Mary-le-Bow church. Thus while all East Enders are Cockneys, not all Cockneys are East Enders.

Sunbeams at Netley Abbey Ruins - Southampton, England A ruined late medieval monastery, the abbey was founded in 1239 for Roman Catholic monks of the austere Cistercian order. Despite being a royal abbey Netley was never rich, produced no influential scholars nor churchmen & its 300-year history was quiet. The monks were best known to their neighbours for the generous hospitality they offered. In 1536. Closed by Henry VIII during the dissolution of the monasteries & converted to a mansion…

Sunbeams at Netley Abbey Ruins - Southampton, England A ruined late medieval monastery, the abbey was founded in 1239 for Roman Catholic monks of the austere Cistercian order. Despite being a royal abbey Netley was never rich, produced no influential scholars nor churchmen & its 300-year history was quiet. The monks were best known to their neighbours for the generous hospitality they offered. In 1536. Closed by Henry VIII during the dissolution of the monasteries & converted to a mansion…

Please Mind The Gap: Liverpool To Southampton Airport    Cut Out Train tickets on canvas  2011   5”x 4”    £90 including frame

Please Mind The Gap: Liverpool To Southampton Airport Cut Out Train tickets on canvas 2011 5”x 4” £90 including frame

It has been said that romance is dead in the modern age – but our hearts are still hankering for it, it seems.    This painting of a stolen kiss between the most famous star-crossed lovers of them all has been voted the most romantic artwork in Britain.    Experts say that Romeo and Juliet, painted in oil by Frank Bernard Dicksee in 1884, remains popular because we all still crave ‘passion and faithfulness’. It shows the Shakespearean couple sharing a kiss after their wedding night, not…

Is this the most romantic painting of all? Oil depiction of Romeo and Juliet voted best in Britain

It has been said that romance is dead in the modern age – but our hearts are still hankering for it, it seems. This painting of a stolen kiss between the most famous star-crossed lovers of them all has been voted the most romantic artwork in Britain. Experts say that Romeo and Juliet, painted in oil by Frank Bernard Dicksee in 1884, remains popular because we all still crave ‘passion and faithfulness’. It shows the Shakespearean couple sharing a kiss after their wedding night, not…

James Toseland | Motorsport Photography | Southampton Photographer - Chris Martin

James Toseland | Motorsport Photography | Southampton Photographer - Chris Martin

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