Tag Archives: Calke Abbey

Time is a funny old thing…

  So that was 2019 and of course the second decade of the 21st century.   We should all go out and celebrate and rejoice – hurrah!   Of course as I write this on New Years’ Eve over half of the … Continue reading

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Another Crazy Winter’s Day

Beyond the difficulty of shooting in bright sunshine it was another crazy winter’s day – at least if you consider nearly 18 degrees and brilliant sunshine a winter’s day!   The nature at Calke Abbey today looked completely baffled as this … Continue reading

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The declining ebb before the plunge…

So it is finally here, perhaps over a month late but Autumn has finally arrived.   I don’t think we’ve had a frost at all yet, although that is promised for the weekend, but fall is happening.   We still haven’t had … Continue reading

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So much for great plans…

  The golden hour, oh how we photographers bang on about it.  The golden hour – the time around dawn and dusk when the light is at its best!   That is of course when the weather forecast is correct.   A … Continue reading

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Clearing up…

  For a series of complicated interconnected reasons I have been wading through my back catalogue over the past few days.   As I did that I have found a few images that I thought worth giving a breath of freash … Continue reading

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Creative unconformity….

A few days work.

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So that’s that then…

For a while now I have claimed that autumn was here – well now there is no mistaking the slowly changing season – rain is definitely stopping play.  I realise talking about rain might be seen as being in bad … Continue reading

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Another Busy Day at Calke…

Clearly not all the kids have gone back to school today….still there is enough space at Calke Abbey to find some more deserted locations.

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I challenge the mighty…

I guess we all have different memories of National Trust properties when we were growing up.  For me it is a total absence of ever having visited a National Trust property .  Whether that is true or not I have … Continue reading

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Dandelion Clock

Oh for long lost days of childhood innocence when the worst thing you had to worry about was how many puffs would it take to blow all the seeds from the dandelion clock.  Walking through the gardens at Calke Abbey … Continue reading

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