Saturday 30 June 2007

Ché is Watching

"On a hilltop overlooking Havana, Cuba is a vast open square called Independence Square (Plaza de la Revolucion) which can hold over a million people at one of Fidel Castro's rallies. One of the buildings, the Ministry of the Interior, bears a vast portrait of Ché Guevara". Taken by Elliott

Friday 29 June 2007

I Think I'll Take the Bus...

"The remains of a farm vehicle on the family farm, Woodenup, in Western Australia - it has been parked there since a bush fire burned down the house outside which it was parked". Taken by Liz

Thursday 28 June 2007

Star Ferry View

"The view as you board the Star Ferry from the mainland to Hong Kong Island is normally spectacular. I was initially disappointed with the heavy cloud cover that was there throughout my visit. However the sight of the skyscrapers in front of the peak is still awe inspiring". Taken by Lynne

Wednesday 27 June 2007

Carry Your Home on Your Bike

On Butterfield Green, North London, the photographer checks that the yurt he has been building is coming along ok... Taken by Geoff

Tuesday 26 June 2007

Night Tower

"The ancient city of Siena in Tuscany has this strikingly beautiful cathedral in black and white stripes. At night when the tourists have left it stands almost alone in all its grandeur". Taken by Michael

Monday 25 June 2007

Hot Cabbage Pickle Jars

"This picture was taken in Seoul, South Korea and it is a traditional Korean village. There's not many places like this left and the big pottery jars were used to make Kimchy the ubiquitous hot cabbage pickle found all over Korea". Taken by Hannuna

Sunday 24 June 2007

Sunset near Rabaul

"This is taken near Rabaul on the island of East New Britain, off the coast of Papua New Guinea. This is the view from my front yard. Every afternoon the sunset is breath taking". Taken by Julie

Saturday 23 June 2007

Monster on a Bridge

Found this spray-image on the bridge from the canal towpath in Jericho, Oxford to Fiddlers Island. He seems almost part of the bridge now. Taken by Rich

Friday 22 June 2007

Peering into a Chapel

This is a view through the doorway of St Patrick's Chapel, built around 1500AD, in the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey. Taken by Rich

Thursday 21 June 2007

Imja Tse / Island Peak

"Sunrise on summit-day Imja Tse after a 2.30am start. Cold thin air. Stunning scenery". Taken by Oliver

Wednesday 20 June 2007

VIP Moss

"I loved this image as soon as I saw it. It's hard to read but it says: Very Important Moss and I just thought it was funny but at the same time I loved the fact that the Japanese give such importance to the moss to have it labelled like this!". Taken by Hannuna

Tuesday 19 June 2007

Three Pieces of Advice...

"A piece of art I found on a bridge in Christchurch, New Zealand. it spoke to me". Taken by Caroline

Monday 18 June 2007

Sunset Nature-Spotting Trip

This was the view from the Forest Department boat on the sunset trip at Periyar Nature Reserve- an area of 777 square kilometres of protected land in Southern India. Taken by Rich

Sunday 17 June 2007

Spider Orchids

Found in Western Australia; part of the genus Caladenia. Taken by Liz

Saturday 16 June 2007

The Elfin Tree

"This ancient dead Oak Tree in Kensington Palace Gardens London is decorated with tiny ceramic elfin creatures". Photo by Mike

Friday 15 June 2007

Chariots of Time

This is an installation at Union Station, Toronto which is part of the inaugural Luminato Festival of Arts and Creativity, 2007. Taken by SachaMassaGonna

Thursday 14 June 2007

Mount Ward

"A newly discovered mountain in Greenland which looks just like an Egyptian pyramid, if there wasn't any snow". Taken by Chris

Wednesday 13 June 2007

The Ksar of Ouled Sultane

Situated in Tunisia (the Northernmost African country), in the Tataouine district (the name of which inspired George Lucas to name Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine in Star Wars), a ksar is a type of fortified village. Taken by Zvi

Tuesday 12 June 2007

Empty Beach

"The beach next to where my parents used to live in quite a remote part of northern Malaysia. Usually deserted and at night you could hear all the animals in the jungle. Very memorable place for me". Taken by Rachel

Monday 11 June 2007

Dog in the Park

"The picture of the dog is of the loneliest, freest dog I ever met. He just
gallops round the park all day and keeps himself company. He wears no collar and has no bonds. He seems to know every nook and cranny of the park". Taken by Dan

Friday 8 June 2007

Night View in Sydney

"A warm summer night in Sydney - where else in the world could you capture a view like this". Taken by Michael

Thursday 7 June 2007

Wood Pile

Switzerland, May 2007... Taken by GeoffW

Wednesday 6 June 2007


"A photo taken from halfway up a sand dune on Farewell Spit, the most remote bit of New Zealand that I visited". Taken by Caroline

Tuesday 5 June 2007

Red Rock House

This house is in Sedona, Arizona. It was striking to see how it has been built with red rock sympathetic to the dazzling reds of the canyons all around. Taken by Rich

Monday 4 June 2007

Statue and Gargoyle

High up a tower in central Oxford, this saintly statue is to be found with a bird-like gargoyle for accompaniment. Taken by Rich

Sunday 3 June 2007

Neals Yard Street Art

This is a detail of some street art on the wall outside the Slam City/Rough Trade skate/music shop in Neals Yard, Covent Garden, London. Taken by Rich

Saturday 2 June 2007

Sanibel Flower

It's hard not to think of a satellite dish when looking at this magnificent bloom, spotted in Sanibel, USA. Taken by Alexandra

Friday 1 June 2007

Man weaving garlands of jasmine

Near the Gandhi statue in the Keralan town of Munnar, amongst vast acres of tea plantations... This gentleman was making beautiful garlands with great skill and in large quantity. He was there in the early morning and late at night and was more than happy to be photographed. Taken by Rich