Il-Qolla

For this week’s throwback we’re again going back more than five years, to a lovely walk starting from Binġemma. Today’s photo shows the outcrop known as Il-Qolla, in the lush valley that contains the Chadwick Lakes. I have, of course, taken other photos of this outcrop, and this is perhaps why I never got around to processing and sharing this one. I was working handheld … Continue reading Il-Qolla

View Towards Burmarrad and Salini

Another proper throwback this week, going back almost seven years, from a walk around Bidnija. The walk was around this time of year, so the fields were green, and there were also wildflowers out. The photo shows the view towards Burmarrad in the middle distance, with the Salina inlet in the distance. Qawra / Buġibba / San Pawl il-Baħar is to the left. The mound … Continue reading View Towards Burmarrad and Salini

Abandoned Car

Over the last few weeks I have been working on the photography side of the walking book project. This involves going through my now rather extensive catalogue of photos to find those that were taken from these walks, shortlisting those that are suitable as illustrations. In some cases this has been rather straightforward, simply a matter of finding the various outings in the area and … Continue reading Abandoned Car

Clay Slopes, Farms and Cemetery

The photo I’m sharing today is one of my favourites from the series taken at the Citadel with the super telephoto. There are two interesting subjects for me: the clay slopes with their smooth gullies and steep face, and the white building with an enclosed perimeter. This is a small chapel within a(n equally small) cemetery. The style reminds me somewhat of mission architecture in … Continue reading Clay Slopes, Farms and Cemetery