A few photos from places that can inspire. 

Images of a number of locales (England and Germany at the moment) that are inspirational on a number of levels.

(Dark Sings a Distant Herald; A Christmas Story on Holding Back the British Twilight, C. Talmadge Mitchell)  

 

 

  Tower Bridge, London, UK (Mar 2008)

Tower Bridge, London, UK (Mar 2008)

  Sherlock Holmes statue, Marylebone Rd., London, UK (Mar 2008)

Sherlock Holmes statue, Marylebone Rd., London, UK (Mar 2008)

  Trafalgar Square, London, UK (2009)

Trafalgar Square, London, UK (2009)

  Old Ferry Boat Inn, Holywell, Cambridgeshire, UK (2009)

Old Ferry Boat Inn, Holywell, Cambridgeshire, UK (2009)

  Near All Saints Square, Stamford, UK (2010)

Near All Saints Square, Stamford, UK (2010)

  Crown Hotel, from All Saints Church, Stamford, UK (2011)

Crown Hotel, from All Saints Church, Stamford, UK (2011)

  Footbridge over the River Welland, Stamford, UK (2011)

Footbridge over the River Welland, Stamford, UK (2011)

  Stamford, UK (Jun 2011)

Stamford, UK (Jun 2011)

  Square, Oundle, UK (2011)

Square, Oundle, UK (2011)

  Oundle, UK (2011)

Oundle, UK (2011)

  Chapel, Oundle, UK (2009)

Chapel, Oundle, UK (2009)

  Thatched cottage, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Feb 2009 during the Big Snow)

Thatched cottage, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Feb 2009 during the Big Snow)

  The Big Snow, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Feb 2009)

The Big Snow, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Feb 2009)

  Houghton Mill, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

Houghton Mill, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  Millpond, Houghton Mill, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

Millpond, Houghton Mill, the Fens, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Wells, UK (Jul 2014)

Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Wells, UK (Jul 2014)

  Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Wells, UK (sunset view without the author spoiling the view, Oct 2010)

Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Wells, UK (sunset view without the author spoiling the view, Oct 2010)

  Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Wells, UK (without the October sunset, Jul 2014)

Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Wells, UK (without the October sunset, Jul 2014)

   Cambridge, UK (2011)

 Cambridge, UK (2011)

  River Cam, Cambridge, UK (Jul 2014)

River Cam, Cambridge, UK (Jul 2014)

  Stonehenge, UK (Oct 2010)

Stonehenge, UK (Oct 2010)

  Poppies and friends, Stonehenge, UK (Jul 2014)

Poppies and friends, Stonehenge, UK (Jul 2014)

  Stonehenge, UK (Jul 2014)

Stonehenge, UK (Jul 2014)

  Beach at the Wash, the Cliffs, Hunstanton, UK (Jun 2011)

Beach at the Wash, the Cliffs, Hunstanton, UK (Jun 2011)

  The Cliffs, Hunstanton, UK (Jun 2011)

The Cliffs, Hunstanton, UK (Jun 2011)

  Westminster Abbey, after the choral service, London, UK (Jul 2014)

Westminster Abbey, after the choral service, London, UK (Jul 2014)

  Churchill War Rooms, King Charles St., London, UK (Jul 2014)

Churchill War Rooms, King Charles St., London, UK (Jul 2014)

  St. Ives Bridge, looking west, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

St. Ives Bridge, looking west, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  St. Ives Bridge, looking east, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

St. Ives Bridge, looking east, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  St. Ives Bridge, over the River Great Ouse, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

St. Ives Bridge, over the River Great Ouse, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  St. Ives Bridge Chapel, one of only a few in the UK, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

St. Ives Bridge Chapel, one of only a few in the UK, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  Cromwell statue, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

Cromwell statue, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK (Jul 2014)

  River Great Ouse, Hemingford Abbots, UK (Jul 2014)

River Great Ouse, Hemingford Abbots, UK (Jul 2014)

  Imperial War Museum, London, UK (Oct 2011)

Imperial War Museum, London, UK (Oct 2011)

  Parade Gardens, River Avon, Bath, UK (an amazing example of an English garden)

Parade Gardens, River Avon, Bath, UK (an amazing example of an English garden)

  Old Bridge, Neckar River, with castle behind, Heidelberg, Germany (Feb 2010)

Old Bridge, Neckar River, with castle behind, Heidelberg, Germany (Feb 2010)

  The Red Ox, Heidelberg, Germany (Jan 2011)

The Red Ox, Heidelberg, Germany (Jan 2011)