Saturday, January 21, 2012



"What is it about a beautiful sunny afternoon that makes you want to get drunk ?" - Jack Handy

Pub in Llandaff, Cardiff

47 comments:

Lowell said...

I have not seen a black lion before but I like this one...looks like a cozy place to spend a cold winter afternoon.

ashok said...

looks tempting indeed ;)

Jeevan said...

Wonderful capture ash! someone boozer might roar inside. lol

Annie said...

Beautiful photographs, as always :D

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Charming place for a mug of beer ! Cheers !

George said...

I don't know about getting drunk, but that second picture makes me want to visit Cardiff.

Rahul Bhatia said...

You keep outdoing yourself! Lovely Ash!

magiceye said...

loved the composition of the 1st pic!

Calusarus said...

A beautiful pub. Thank you for sharing it with us

Ruby said...

Sunny afternoons are always the best for great food and best drinks!

Bob Bushell said...

Well photographed pub on a sunday afternoon.

Filip Demuinck said...

It looks like a special pub. No pictures from the inside?

Greetings,
Filip

Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook said...

Looks like the perfect pub to stop in. Love that quote!

~*Princesa Fiona*~ said...

From my time spent in England, I've always thought that pubs have the potential to be beautiful photographs ~ this is a perfect example of my thoughts! Wonderful, Ash! :-)

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Emm said...

What a gorgeous pub! Did you stop by for something to drink?

The more I see of Wales and remember of my own trip, the more I realise it really is lovely.

Brian Miller said...

that looks like a very cool place to visit....great shots...and a funny quote...

SandyCarlson said...

Grand and beautiful, my friend.

Rajesh said...

Wonderful capture of pub.

LadyFi said...

Oh, how I miss the old pub facades of Britain! Lovely shots and great light.

Paresh Palicha said...

This picture makes me realise how long back it was I got drunk on a sunny afternoon. :-P

Kalyan said...

nice scenes...kind of storybook captures!

Leovi said...

Nice pictures, beautiful frames, I love those crisp colors. Greetings.

don said...

I like the close in and the more general shot of this interesting place. It certainly has the character that demands to be shot.

Krunal said...

beautiful place

Shammickite said...

I hope you stopped in for a quick pint!

Krishna said...

nice building... beautifully captured

thanks

R Niranjan Das said...

Good capture Ashwathy. Loved that door frame and the cycle in that picture. And about the quote..:):):)

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eden said...

Beautiful captures of the building.

Have a great week.

Zuzana said...

Oh yes, now that is a true pub.;) Love how it contrasts the blue sky. What a great quote too.;)
Have a lovely Monday dear Ash,
xoxo

monsoon dreams said...

Ash,
Perfect,flawless pics!

Thanks for remembering me,Ash.It feels so good to be remembered by you even when I forgot my existence.

Margie said...

I do think that pub is a place I would like to have a nice cool beer!

Great shot and quote!

Liberated Soul said...

Hey photographer!! Hows you been? :)

goatman said...

Looks very old and worn with bars on the windows.
I'd bet there is a lot of neat old worn wood inside?

Viola said...

Very lovely, with the white beautiful buildning to the blue and happy heaven! :)

Nice week to you! :)

London Caller said...

Cool pub!
Black Lion looks like a Black Diamond.

P.N. Subramanian said...

Oh! that was beautiful Its a Sunday special.

Team G Square said...

Wonderful capture ...

Anns Art said...

Ah, but did you have a drink there Ash?....looks good anyway even if you were just driving past...lol.

Magia da Inês said...

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Gostei do nome e do lugar!!!
Belos clicks.
Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil

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Trotter said...

Hi Ash! Sorry for the delay; Happy New Year!
Have a bier and a steak and kidney pie... ;)
Blogtrotter Two is leaving Corsica, finally... ;). Enjoy and have a great year ahead!!!

sm said...

black lion
great capture

Joop Zand said...

Nice shots Ash.....lovely light.

Greetings, Joop

thanks for your comments.

Siddhartha Joshi said...

I like the second one...its such a stable shot! Looks unreal somehow...but very pretty...

Cloudia said...

classic pub in nice light!


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Dave King said...

These images are exceptional. So is the header pic' - and what a bbrilliant name for the blog. I shall ahve to come again!

Ash said...

Lowell - White Lion seems to be another common name.

Ashok - It does, yes!

Jeevan - LOL!!

Annie - Thank you

Ram- Indeed! Thank you

George - There are plenty of lovely pubs in Cardiff. You may change your mind once you're there :-)

Rahul - Thank you so much. You're very kind!

MagicEye - Me too :-)

Calusarus - Thank you!

Ruby - Perfect! Thank you dear!

Bob - Thank you!

Filip - No, unfortunately. I never went inside. Though I lived near this pub for a year and a half ( What a shame!)

Carol - Thank you!

Princess Fiona - Absolutely! You know, I once briefly toyed with the idea of starting a blog just for photos of pubs :-)

Emm - Never went inside :-(

Brian - Thank you!

Sandy - Thank you!

LadyFi - Nothing beats a good British pub!

Paresh - Grab a pint, quick!!

Kalyan - Thank you!

Leovi - Thank you!

Don - Totally! This pub, like most other old pubs has oodles of character. Thank you!

Krunal - Thank you

Shammickite - The next time I'm in Cardiff, I'll surely go in

Krishna - Thank you

Niran - Yes, the cycle seems to add to it. I too love the door frame. Thank you!!

Zuzana - Thank you darling. Glad you like it!

MD - No question of forgetting you, dear. I miss seeing updates on your blog. How have you been ?

Margie - Wouldn't it be a nice idea to have a bloggers meet here ?

LS - Lovely to hear from you. I'm very well, thank you. Where's your blog ? I can't find the link to it :-(

Goatman - Yes, I should think so!

Viola - Perfectly said, Viola!

London Caller - Thank you!

Team G Square - Thank you

Ann - I used to walk up and down in front of this but never went in!! But the next time I'm there - I'll be sure to go in and take some photos (hopefully!)

Magia - Thank you! Gracias!

Trotter - Steak and ale pie is more of a favourite. Can't wait to know where you'll be taking us next!

SM and Joop - Thank you!

Siddhartha - I used spot metering on the second one which probably explains the lighting. I've hardly done any editing on this!

Cloudia - Thank you!

Dave - Thank you so much for your kind words. Please do visit again!