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Cooling down on the East river

July 17, 2022

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Here’s a few abstracts and mood shots from this mornings bimble along the East Lyn. Even by summer standards, there’s not a lot of water in the old girl but the deep pools are still there and plenty of locals were cooling off in them. It’s prime fishing season too on this ‘catch & release’ […]

Bimble around Toms Hill

July 4, 2022

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No one knows who Tom was, not even Sarah & Jack. The word could even have morphed from thumb to tom, as that is what this, big, flat top hill looks like. However, during my research I came across this astounding photo of the farmhouse that once stood atop the hill, and the amazing story […]

Joon Projeckt 22 #Joonprojeckt22

June 12, 2022

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A selection of random photos taken during June 2022, hopefully one a day, please join in the Joon Projeckt and add the hastag #takemorephotos. Check back when you can for the latest photo, which is at the top of the pile, here … (click on the images to make them blossom). June 30. Well, the […]

Blue or Purple

June 3, 2022

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It depends upon your age, but whatever you think bluebell time is always a most spectacular time of year. Always difficult to capture the atmosphere in photographs but here we go with this years attempt…                   Love these silver birch at Bugford wood, looking good in the […]

Return to Duncansby Head

June 1, 2022

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I’ve been coming up to Caithness since the eighties, almost annually for a surf and more recently for photography and wildlife as part of my job to contribute to the Judging team at the Scottish Surf Championships. It was only recently I stumbled upon the the of the area around Duncansby head, the cliffs, the […]

Ex Fence Moore

May 30, 2022

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It’s been a busy spring and I haven’t posted anything since before Easter, although I have been shooting regularly. Well I’ve finally got on top of things and you can expect a photo dump over the next few days or so, to start off here’s some early spring fence posts from on top of the […]

Lundy with Liz

April 10, 2022

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Back to the rock for what I think is my 25th stay on the island, and to celebrate I’ve come with one veteran and two Lundy virgins. This time to Stoneycroft and it’s magical electricity thing… Crucifixion? One cross each… First sight of the Stoney Croft from the  helicopter.. Here’s Liz, not looking too comfortable, […]

Stories behind the Photos

December 3, 2021

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Calendar 2022, the Misty beach shot. I had a twitter comment from a customer about this years Calendar saying it is ….. “super. A slightly different take, (and) not too chocolate boxey.” I really appreciate it when someone likes my work (naturally) but also  it is so satisfying when someone actually ‘gets it’, that is, […]

Big trees down

November 30, 2021

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Nothing lasts forever but these Sessile oaks in the East Lyn valley below Watersmeet have been there for ‘nearly forever’, or at least a very long time. That was until storm Arwen wreaked havoc on one end of November Friday night party that got out of hand – and blew the friggin doors off!. There […]

Woolacombe Village Hall

October 26, 2021

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has got a new roof and to celebrate there has been a series of events recently to get the local community back in the hall. (My memories date back to when the hall was called ‘Hall 70’ (guess when it was built?) and as a visitor from Bristol on a family holiday; we saw Blithe […]