In Wales UK

In Wales LLan means place so often features in names like Llanthony, layered with history in thr Black Mountains of Wales. I heard Romans for three reasons: wild dogs, women and grain (exporting 700 tons per annum)

I remember the depressing dark slag heaps in Wales, especially on rainy days like this.
Now slag heaps are overgrown with green grass.
It rained steadily all day but we walked anyway
Our hotel was once the Bishop’s residence –we slept in a room in the tower.

UK travel journal

Driving to Wales

colours captured in quick sketches instantly recall broader memories

For me, a sketch contains far more information than a photograph, partly because when drawing, I look and analyse with a greater intensity.

I have no doubt professional photographers “see” their subject with that same intensity but I belong to quicker click variety of person