Author Archives: Trevor Ives

Clickety clack goes the train track

                            Canals and railway lines have a lot in common: Both like to be as flat as possible, but seeing as the Canal du Midi was built before … Continue reading

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The Cathars were here

  Catharism was a Christian dualist revival movement in the time between the 12th and 14th centuries. Simply put, they held firm to the idea of two Gods – the good one of the New Testament, and the evil one … Continue reading

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Barging through a canal

A good few years ago, someone recommended canal barging to us as a good way to pass the time. Having little clue about boating, we investigated, weighed the pros and cons, and decided to take the plunge in 2008. We … Continue reading

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Chapman’s Peak – next stop Antarctica

You can’t see Antarctica of course, but it’s there all right. This image was taken on a bike ride up Chapman’s Peak Drive. I’d taken my little point and shoot camera with (I normally shoot with my cell phone) and … Continue reading

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Harbour wall silhoette

                          This is taken from inside the harbour basin, looking back at the tower at the end of the breakwater. It’s in black and white and copped square. … Continue reading

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Sunflare and pier

As our boat cruise rounded the corner into Cape Town harbour, the sun was neatly position behind the watchtower at the end of the breakwater. Shown here in black and white.

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Cape Town harbour breakwater

                          This is part of the breakwater protecting the inner basin of Cape Town harbour. Again, shown here in black and white  

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Blast from the past

  ##Well, the book I self-published with the images from our Israel trip arrived, and we’re really happy with the results. So, now it’s time to dig into my archives and pull out some other images that I’ve not seen … Continue reading

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Another sunset

Here’s another panorama sunset that I took a few weeks ago. This one I plan on printing at some point later this year, probably on to perspex for mounting above my desk at home as a reminder to keep taking … Continue reading

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Artwork of Mahane Yehuda Market

I’ve posted about the Mahane Yehuda Market here, and a bit of research indicates that a project ‘Tabula Rasa’ (Blank Slate) was begin in 2011, and all the artwork on show is the brainchild of street artise Itamar Paloge who co-opted … Continue reading

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