I must admit, I am a little bit prone to instagramming. As embarassed as my pseudo-rebel insides feel at taking part in so popular a pastime (usually associated with vacuous selfies, cliched coffee and ‘foodie’ shots) the world of instagram does provide me with a fast and easy record of my travels through historic houses and heritage sites.
Here’s some (very amateur) shots of some of my various visits over the past couple of years:
Baroque meets Tudor, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey.
Clockwise from top right:
1. Early Stuart Painted ceiling in the Queen’s Bedchamber, The Queen’s House, Greenwich.
2. Mosaic floor, Paphos Archaeological Site, Paphos, Cyprus.
3. The Victorian Rockery in the grounds of Earlham Hall, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk.
4. The fabulous front entrance to Knole House, Sevenoaks, Kent.
5. Plaque marking the site of Henry VIII’s now lost Nonsuch Palace, Cheam, Surrey.
6. Site of a small part of my dissertation research struggle January 2013, Maidstone, Kent.
7. Later seventeenth-century face and formal gardens of Ham House, Ham, Richmond, Surrey.