Tag Archives: Flower

How to Kill the Buzz…

So two weeks in and what little reserve of fun I had has totally evaporated.   Every day around 4pm I hit the UK Covid dashboard for the latest figures on just how the infection in Leicester is doing and I … Continue reading

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I Hate the Summer….

I know this is a very unpopular view to hold but it is true I don’t like the summer (Please excuse the hyperbole in the title.).  I really don’t like the way it gets very sticky and humid (I’m sure … Continue reading

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So goodbye spring…it’ll be hard to forget you!

Well that will be a spring that will last long in the memories.   Over the last three months I think I have written enough.   Lets us just hope that the summer is a lot more uneventful than the previous 3 … Continue reading

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Garden Bound….

  After all the excitement of actually getting out and enjoying the spring weather it was back to the garden.

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Photography….

Over time I have come to realise that the modern photographic world has hit a plateau.  One reason is that every conceivable photographic images has been captured and what we are all really doing is going over old ground (this … Continue reading

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Not always welcome…

  As summer approaches the flowers start to come out in force and it is so tempting to make photographic images of them.  But therein lies the problem.  Flowers need light to look their best but the combination of the … Continue reading

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Damp – Day 2

A wonderful day photographing the decline and decay associated with autumn at Hidcote Manor.   The only downside was that I had to keep telling the staff that the weather wasn’t bad it was just what I needed….they tended to look … Continue reading

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Suffering for my art…

Bright, flat daytime light is possibly some of the worst light for capturing images.   It makes for pleasant walking conditions, especially when there is a breeze, but capturing images – it can be a nightmare.   Today I found … Continue reading

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Autumn has still to come in the land of Dorne

I was on my travels again over the last couple of days – visiting the land of Dorne again. (You those of you who don’t follow the Dragon show Dorne is in the south east corner of Westeros – Sussex … Continue reading

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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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