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Clive Scorer's Photo Albums

This website is for me to share my pictures. Most pictures are from our holidays, but there are also some family events as well as our cats.

23rd June 2023. Pictures from our holiday in Carcassonne added.

Latest update: 10th November 2023. Pictures from our holiday in Sicily added and the Cats section updated - including the latest arrival, Digby.

  • HolidaysA selection of pictures from various holidays we've had over the years. From 2002 onwards the pictures were taken with digital cameras, the pictures before that…
    • SicilyIn October 2023 we flew to Sicily for another Great Rail Journeys holiday (although there wan't much rail travel). Sicily has been invaded/settled by (amongst…
    • CarcassonneAnother Great Rail trip, this one to Carcassonne in the south of France. Unusually all of the excursions were by coach rather than train.
    • Harz and RhineIn September we went on another Great Rail trip - this time a two-centre holiday based first in the Harz Mountains in the old East Germany, then in the Rhine…
    • ShetlandIn June 2022 we finally got to go on our trip to Shetland. This was originally booked in July 2019 for a trip in 2020. It was guided throughout, and covered…
    • ThuringiaIn December 2019 we went to Thuringia in Germany for a railways and Christmas markets trip (which turned out to be more railways than markets).
    • TuscanyOur 13th Great Rail Journey holiday was to Tuscany in May 2019.
    • AvignonIn October 2018 we went to the South East of France, staying in Avignon.
    • EdinburghIn June we spent a few days in Edinburgh. We included a trip to see HMY Britannia.
    • Bird Quest CruiseWe decided to try a cruise this year - a Noble Caledonia birdwatching trip up the west coast of Ireland and Scotland.
    • LuxembourgIn December 2017 we had another Christmas markets trip - this time staying in Luxembourg and visiting Trier (Germany) and Metz (France).
    • JungfrauIn June 2017 we took another Great Rail Journeys trip to Switzerland. This time we stayed in Grindelwald at the foot of the Eiger.
    • ColmarWe went on another Christmas market trip at the end of 2016, to Colmar in Alsace. The bright, low light sometimes made photography a bit of a challenge.
    • Zell am SeeIn June 2016 we went to Zell am See in Austria; as usual with Great Rail Journeys.
    • Berlin Dresden and PragueIn September 2015 we went on a trip to Berlin, Dresden and Prague. The first day was spent on trains, seeing the sun rise from one in England, and setting from…
    • PortsmouthIn June 2015 we went to Portsmouth. The main reason for going was to see the Mary Rose (and other attractions at the Historic Dockyard), as well as the…
    • FaroesThere was a total eclipse of the Sun in March 2015. The only places on land where you could see totality were Svalbard and the Faroe Islands, so we decided to…
    • CologneWe'd previously stopped in Cologne for one night on the way back from Switzerland, but we felt it was worth spending a bit longer there. So in December 2014 we…
    • ReimsFor our 30th wedding anniversary in 2014 we spent a long weekend in Reims, in the Champagne region of France.
    • TorontoIn February 1994 we took a short break to Toronto, which included an excursion to Niagara Falls. It was an interesting trip, partly because the temperature…
    • SwitzerlandIn September 2013 we went back to Switzerland on another Great Rail Journeys holiday.
    • InvernessIn April 2013 we spent 5 days in Inverness. There was still quite a lot of snow about, and it was too early for the midges!
    • New EnglandIn October 2012 we went to New England with Great Rail Journeys. As well as Fall colour we had trips on 3 tourist railways, guided tours of Martha's Vineyard…
    • LudlowWe went to Shropshire for a few days in June 2012, and stayed in Ludlow.
    • Hadrian's WallIn May 2012 Karen walked the Hadrian's Wall path from Bowness-on-Solway to Newcastle. The path is 84 miles long, but with detours to the accommodation each day…
    • BrugesWe had always fancied a trip to Bruges on Eurostar, and in October 2011 we finally made it with another Great Rail Journeys trip. We stayed in Bruges, and had a…
    • ItalyIn June 2011 we had a rail trip to Lake Garda in Northern Italy. I've picked a small selection of pictures out of over 500 that I took. And I had fun…
    • Isles of ScillyIn May 2011 we went to the Isles of Scilly for a week. We'd wanted to go for some time, part of the reason being that we wanted to fly by helicopter. Organising…
    • IcelandIn July 1999 we went on a two-week coach trip around Iceland. I've scanned in the negatives and sorted out a selection of pictures.
    • LucerneIn September 2010 we had a short break in Lucerne. We went with Great Rail Journeys and traveled by 4 different trains each way. It was our first trip to…
    • New ZealandIn November 2009 we had our long-planned trip to New Zealand. The pictures are split into three sections: North Island, South Island (N and W) and South Island…
      • North IslandThese are the pictures from the North Island. They include Auckland, the Bay of Islands, Rotorua and Napier.
      • South Island - North and WestSouth Island starting with the ferry trip from Wellington and finishing with Milford Sound. Includes Kaikoura (Seals, whale watching & birds) and Fox Glacier.
      • South Island - South, Central…The rest of the South Island, plus Stewart Island. Includes Dunedin (Taieri Gorge Railway), Mount Cook and Christchurch (4WD and TranzAlpine train).
    • Canadian RockiesIn September 1997 we went to the west side of Canada. We started in Calgary, then did a coach trip to Banff. We then had another coach trip from Banff to Jasper…
    • NewcastleIn June 2008 we spent a few days in Newcastle.
    • GuernseyIn June 2007 Karen and I went to Guernsey for a week.
    • MadeiraIn April 2002 Karen and I spent a week on the island of Madeira.
  • TripsA selection of days out that we've had including two trips to the St Pancras/King's Cross area - one in 2002 to see the unrestored Midland Grand Hotel, and a…
    • St Pancras 2002In February 2002 I went on an Ian Allan visit to the Midland Grand Hotel at St Pancras. This was before planning permission had been granted to redevelop it,…
    • Go ApeWe went to Thetford Forest in September 2013 to 'enjoy' the Go Ape Treetop Adventure that Karen bought me for my Birthday. Karen's old camera struggled a bit in…
    • The ShardOn 14th May 2014 Karen and I went to London to go up the Shard. This was a birthday present that Karen gave to me because she wanted to do it!
    • Harry Potter studio tourIn 2014 Karen bought me (as one of her 'I want to do this so I'll buy it for Clive' presents) a ticket to The Making of Harry Potter studio tour.
    • St Pancras and King's Cross…In July 2015 English Heritage arranged a walking tour - "St Pancras & King's Cross - The Grand Restoration" - to show the redevelopment of the King's Cross…
    • Trips 2021Like many, we didn't get our planned holidays again this year because of Covid, but we did manage to have a few short breaks.
  • PeopleA selection of family pictures. Divided into sub-albums for general family pictures; weddings; my Grandma's funeral in 2002, and Karen's 40th Birthday.
    • FamilyVarious family pictures.
    • WeddingsWe went to Nigel's (Karen's brother) wedding in April 2003, and my cousin Nicola's in May 2003. There are also some pictures from September 2005 when Karen's…
    • Grandma's FuneralMy Grandmother's funeral was on 6th September 2002. These pictures were taken at the family lunch we had afterward. They were taken without flash in natural…
    • Karen's 40th28th December 2001 was a special birthday for Karen, so I did a little bit of decorating...
  • CatsKaren and I have had six cats since we were married - two pairs and two singletons. These folders contain a small selection of the hundreds of pictures we took…
    • Dooley and DuffyMy sister found our first two cats in London when we couldn't find any locally. Because of their colour we named them Dooley and Duffy, Gaelic for 'Dark…
    • Daz and DumpyThe next two cats came from Cats Protection. They were from the same household, but not related, and had been called Felix and Snowy. We decided we wanted to…
    • DennyOur next cat came from Wood Green rehoming centre, where he was called Rocky. He had to have a 'D' name like the other cats, and Rocky is the mascot of the…
    • DigbyOur latest cat is Digby. He was picked up as a stray by the local animal rehousing trust (R.A.T.S.) who named him Smokey. We had a lot of trouble finding a D…
  • OddsVarious miscellaneous pictures that don't fit under any other category. They include the 'Snettisham Spectacular', changes to our house and garden, my glider…