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Golden brown & black carbon

November 8, 2015


Golden brown beech leaves taken over the past few days as the mild autumn continues with the help of a new lightweight Zomei carbon fibre tripod (updated first impressions review below). If you click on the pic it becomes even more wonderful. I dont very often do reviews, mainly because there are lots of very […]

September’s Inn – dunkin swallows

September 4, 2014


September is a month that promises so much, after a brief but hectic summer ‘season’ the schools have reclaimed their froth (and legropes), leaving us and the beaches relatively empty and it gives a chance for ‘us’ lucky locals to enjoy the late summer sunshine (and surf) in peace and quiet – without the heartache […]

Swallows projeck

July 16, 2014


Part 1. Horse flies bring salad days for swallows. All the biting insects about this summer may be bad news for gardeners and horses but for swallows, swifts, martins and other insect eating birds it’s ‘ happy days’. The European swallow (Monty Python) or more correctly the Barn Swallow, heralds the beginning of summer when […]

Meadows, meandering & dragon flies

July 14, 2014


The summer meadows are in full bloom, it’s seed head city; what a wonderful and slightly melancholy atmosphere as we move into the second half of summer. Here’s some unremarkable pictures that fill me with nostalgia of summers past, present and future. Taken on location at Longlands Farm, Coulsworthy, Devon ( If you click on […]

Winter Wandering on Exmoor

January 23, 2014


A chance meeting, some like-minded friends and living in one of the most awesome places on planet earth conspired to a fabulous day out exploring Exmoor today. Thanks to the knowledge and skill of Neil Osmond, we travelled to places on ‘the moor’ that I have never seen in 35 years of living in this […]

January Projeck

January 1, 2014


One photo, everyday, in the bleak mid-winter; it’s not gonna be pretty. It will certainly test the low light capabilities of the 5D mk3 (and it’s weatherproofing).  Scroll down for latest picture then click on it to make it h- yeew-ge. Wednesday 1st View of Woolacombe from Morte Point. Thursday 2nd Chickens in the yard, […]

June Projeck

June 1, 2013


Project J13 – One photo everyday in June Scroll down to see todays photo Just for the fun fun fun of it; a diary of the best month of the year in the Shire. (random thoughts added instead of a title – clickety click on the pic; to make it sick) June 1st Morte Point […]