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Making hay….

We are now back to indeterminant grey again – the clouds break for a shot while and a bright blue yonder appears only to be quickly enveloped once more by the grey of winter.   Because of this it is nice … Continue reading

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Not what I was expecting…

So much for all those plans.  Today was supposed to be an early rise out amongst the freezing mist – no mist/no sunrise!   Next plan:  Go to Charnwood Forest and try and capture the hard bleakness of the coming winter … Continue reading

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21 Days

The Warren Hills can be described as the roof of Leicestershire.  This sounds very dramatic but compared to say the Alps it isn’t really.  However, it does have its moments:  For one thing on a clear day it has spectacular … Continue reading

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20 things you never knew about the Sony A7 Mk 2

I really do apologise for the crap clickbait title to this blog…I must try better.  Anyway the real point of this post is that it is just over one year since I bought my almost new A7 Mk 2 and … Continue reading

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That Was The Winter That Was….

  So that is that then…winter is over!   Spring is here, well at least as far as the meteorologists are concerned (and me).  Whether the weather shares this point of view is another matter.   Now we are into March what … Continue reading

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Walking in the mist…

This weather is crazy.   On Friday it was 18 degrees C and we haven’t had a frost as such for some time.  Whilst on a personal level it is wonderful not to have to endure a harsh winter you do … Continue reading

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Doing something naughty….

As dawn broke this morning I found myself standing on top of a hill underneath the final approach to East Midlands Airport. It was a cold morning, not a middle of a Russian winter cold but cold enough for me.  … Continue reading

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