Friday, February 20, 2009

"I am just going outside and may be some time"

The title of my post today comes from the words spoken by Captain Lawrence Oates before walking to an icy death in 1912 while a member of Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole.

Yes, that's me walking away in the shot above and while I am not going off to my end in the snow, this blog is about to do just that. It is in fact snowing as I type what will be my last entry. When I started it I wasn't sure if I could keep it going for more than a couple of months. Well, it has been just over a year now and I have enjoyed sharing my views of the city of Seoul with folks from all over the world. While I am going to be staying on here, my job and other activities are making it hard for me find the time to capture fresh images that do not repeat previous themes.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who has dropped by, but particularly "my regulars", and all of you who have taken the time and trouble to leave a comment or ask a question. Alas, I have not been as diligent in replying or reciprocating and for that I apologize. To my fellow City Daily Photobloggers, keep up your good work.

I will leave the blog up until 16 March, after time which I shall delete it from Blogger.


Wednesday, February 18, 2009


A little boy pushes his own stroller at Seoul Olympic Park.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009


Guards and musicians from the Deoksu palace make their along Chonggyecheon in downtown Seoul.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Namdaemun Market

Early morning at Namdaemun Market.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

A Great Wall

Part of the wall of the UNESCO world heritage listed Hwaseong fortress at Suwon.

Happy Valentine's Day

This is going up a whisker late on my side of the world as I had a busy day yesterday. Anyway, this shot was taken in my apartment. I thought that the chocolates from Belgium, the sparkling wine from Australia and the flowers with a Dutch connection gave this an international flavour.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Flying Bird Tea House

One of the flying birds in the Flying Bird Tea House in Insadong.