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So we are in a Drought…..

And the heatwave continues and now we officially are in a drought. As I write this the temperature is, according to my watch, 31 degrees C outside but thankfully there is a wonderful breeze blowing in from the north which … Continue reading

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Hot Days are Here Again…

Here we go again! The summer heat is back. I was reading in the paper this morning that apparently Global Warming isn’t happening and even if it is we will develop technologies to overcome the problems – so what problem? … Continue reading

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Walk in the Park…

It is a while since I went for a walk around Abbey Park, Leicester. Last time was just before Christmas and I seem to recall a bit colder than today. Most of the birds have had their broods for the … Continue reading

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The Last Month of Summer….

I know I was bemoaning July in my last post but then I found a few more images from the month that changed my mind a little. But time and tides wait for no man so Geoffrey Chaucer would have … Continue reading

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Messed Up Month….

July started with some vigour but as it progressed I found my powers of concentration evaporating just as the heat grew and grew. What is left is a husk of what should have been a good month for photography. For … Continue reading

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Summer Sun…

It has been a couple of lovely summer days: bright warm sun and a welcoming cool breeze. What could be better? Not much but as always real life has an awful way of putting a damper on things. Last year … Continue reading

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Catching Up #2 – New Lens

I like to start a fresh each month but I haven’t had chances to publish these last two posts from June. This one is a selection of photographs I made as a result of testing me new 18mm lens. Not … Continue reading

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Catching Up # 01…Compton Verney…

Another day another art exhibition. This time it was a return to Compton Verney and their summer exhibitions of David Batchelor’s work, a selection of portraits which were both photographs and a couple of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery … Continue reading

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All You Need is Love…..

Corny I know but it does seem appropriate for the new Robert Indiana exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Before I visited the exhibition all I knew about Indiana’s work was the sculpture from 55th and 6th Street in Manhattan, … Continue reading

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A New Toy and a Couple of Days Away…

We took a short break in East Anglia which allowed me to go to Norwich and but a super wide angle lens for a very reasonable price. I then spent the next couple of days coming to grips with the … Continue reading

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