Reflections in the Grand Central Shopping Centre.
Grand Central, Birmingham. As 2017 comes to an end, this is the final photograph of “One Photograph a Day”. I have
Birmingham New Street.
New Street, Birmingham. Capturing movement and colour. This scene in New Street, Birmingham, is slightly different to what it
Birmingham Old Turn Junction.
Old Turn Junction at Night. This was once the heart of the industrial canals of Birmingham. Now redeveloped into a leisure loc
Christmas Bauble. One for the Festive Season! A close up of the reflection in a Christmas Bauble on the tree. Capturing the sp
New Birmingham Library.
Birmingham Library. This is the distinctive Birmingham Library. We are moored on the canal just behind it, so have quite a goo
Selfridges, Bullring, Birmingham.
Selfridges, Bullring. Although I am not normally a fan of modern architecture, this is impressive by any standard. An iconic s
The Edgbaston Reservoir.
Edgbaston Reservoir. The canal in Birmingham, apart from a section on what is known as the “Old Main Line” is as h
Former Ahronsberg Brothers Factory
Ahronsberg Brothers The Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham has a large collection of former factories. This one was for the Ahron
The Chamberlain Clock.
The Chamberlain Clock, Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Dating back to 1903, the Chamberlain Clock commemorates the local
The Mailbox, Birmingham. A excellent example of new meets old. This is the historic Birmingham & Worcester Canal, with The
Going up Farmers Bridge Locks.
Farmers Bridge Locks, Birmingham. The approach to Birmingham from the north presents the daunting prospect of rising 81′
Old Canal Basins.
Canal Basins. Getting nearer into Birmingham, the environment becomes more industrial. Along the way, there are signs of forme
View from the Top of Knowle Locks.
Knowle Locks. By turning this into a sepia shot, this could almost be a timeless photograph. However, Knowle Locks were widene
Packwood House, Lapworth.
Packwood House. Our second National Trust property on consecutive days! This time is was Packwood House, not all that far from
Baddesley Clinton Manor House.
Baddesley Clinton. Today we decided to make use of our National Trust membership. Near to where we are moored in Lapworth is B
Shrewley Tunnel on the Grand Union Canal.
Shrewley Tunnel. This magnificent structure is on the former Warwick & Birmingham Canal. This was later to become part of
Guide Dog Oakley – On Duty!
Guide Dog Oakley. Black dogs are notoriously difficult to photograph. However, today the conditions were just perfect. I even
Snowbound Hatton Locks at Dusk.
Hatton Locks. The snow and ice are slowly melting. Although, there is still over an inch on the canal at this point. This is a
Hatton Top Lock in the Snow.
Hatton Top Lock. As we were still frozen in, instead of cruising up the flight, I walked up. I was rewarded by this superb vie