Tag Archives: Dawn

Damp, Friendly Dog Noses…

As I write this it is just about 24 hours since I received my new camera through the post.   It is far far too early to give any reasoned views about the machine but first impressions are….well impressive.   This morning … Continue reading

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Variations upon a theme….

  As I was doing my best curmudgeon impression the other day about the sins of the hybrid camera I thought I would remaster these three images from a time when the word hybrid was hardly ever used in everyday … Continue reading

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Tales from the River Bank No. 2…..

  Apparently it is going to be the hottest day of the year today and I would believe it as walking through the mist this morning was feeling a lot warmer than many days have recently at mid afternoon.  Whilst … Continue reading

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Ordinary Photos for Ordinary Lives…

  Whilst many of us try to pretend it isn’t the case deep down we know it is true.  We lead ordinary lives.   Not for us the highs and lows of others but rather the mundane.   Occasionally some extraordinary thing … Continue reading

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Bad time of year for Werewolves…..

I am pleased to say as I was walking around through the predawn mist I didn’t see or hear a werewolf.  Of course it is a bit of a cramp on a werewolf’s lifestyle this time of year as the … Continue reading

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Contrails….

  I was having a conversation with my son the other day and I explained just how clear the skies are now that Heathrow is all but closed.   He couldn’t quite believe that the megahub would have such an impact … Continue reading

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The Calm Before….

According to the latest weather forecast this weekend is going to be a bit rough.  How rough is a question that can only be answered after the effect.  However, it has meant that the last two days have been beautiful … Continue reading

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Bridge over…

After what seems like an unending stream of days when the light was appalling – grey on grey – we finally got a nice crisp dawn.  On with the thick coat and off I go to get my fingertips frozen!  … Continue reading

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I don’t feel like dancing…

So what a great way to start the year – Donald Trump jumps into the mess that is the Middle East.   Nobody has the first clue how this will work out other than nothing good will probably come of it … Continue reading

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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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