Almost Wordless Wednesday…

Wordless Wednesday? It's a photography thing right? It's when photographers share their photos but don't say anything about them? It's a good idea, and I certainly have plenty of photos to share that don't make the final cut - but the trouble is I like to talk too much. So how about an 'Almost Wordless Wednesday'?… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday…

Castles from the Air: Glorious Goodrich

Given my previous post – how could I not reblog this… (Castles AND aircraft AND my wonderful wife).

With a different hat on, I fly light aircraft, but even when committing aviation I’ll take any opportunity I can to fly over a castle. An aerial view gives a completely different perspective, and from the sky you can truly appreciate the impact these medieval masterpieces would have had on the people living anywhere near them. It’s a wonderful way to enjoy them, and you get to beat up some clouds too!

Me on Azlan.JPGAslan, my trusty steed!

I thought it would be fun to fly over a castle and then follow it up with a ground visit at the weekend ꟷ which is exactly what I’ll be doing for the final leg of my Big Castle Wander this summer ꟷ and today just such an opportunity arose. So with decent weather forecast I headed to Enstone airfield and my trusty steed, G-AZLN, otherwise known as Aslan.

Goodrich Castle is one of…

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