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Weekly Photograph Challenge – Local

The Ham at Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire UK. A huge expanse of water meadow dominated by Tewkesbury Abbey where we walk our dog Alfie, enjoy swathes of meadow buttercups in early summer, home to skylarks, curlews, gold-finches, warm breezes, and us: Tony … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

The Malvern Hills – British Camp The part of our earth not covered with water is Land. Land is an unmade bed of hills, valleys and plains. It’s the up bits, the hills and mountains, that draw us, better seen … Continue reading

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The Lure of Trees 4

Late Autumn at Eastnor The stillness of afternoon at Easton, Herefordshire is the subject of this new drawing of mine on the subject of trees. Colour and contrast, the feeling of die-back, spent energy and prospect of future beyond the surrender is … Continue reading

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A glimpse of a retreating Autumn

A glimpse of retreating Autumn outside the back door at Squirrel Cottage, Conderton, Worcestershire. Funny, I usually prefer the blue hydrangea…

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Walk the Line

Cadiz Tourist Line Walking is essential, even vital to the exploration of new places and indeed for the reacquainting of familiar places; to walk at other times of the day and in different seasons. That is not to say that … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Theme: Round

OOOOOOH so many choices for photographs with ’round…’ ….In the end I’m choosing a photograph of remote farmhouse by a gurgling stream in North Pembroke at the beginning of my wet, wet walk on the Pembroke Coastal Footpath last year. … Continue reading

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No more walking

As befitting the end of a challenge, the last day turned out to be the best, ‘out came the sun and washed out all the rain’ according to the poem of my childhood starring Incey Wincey Spider. But the wind … Continue reading

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Not more walking

You guessed it; another wet day dawned. Sometimes the task seems daunting in the foul weather, there’s not much enjoyment except to load on the miles and hope. The route suggests I take a circuitous arc of more than 20 … Continue reading

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More Walking

Another WalkMore Walking Different stretch of coast: different vibe. This stretch has broader paths, expansive views, wild ponies grazing and gulls cavorting in the updraft. fleeting and welcome sunshine lifts my spirit but there’s always my constant companion nagging, tugging … Continue reading

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Going for a walk

B and B Golden Lion,coastal footpath. Gale,freezing,Pembroke,wind,sunshine,rain,clouds,Wales,estuary,Dutchman’s trousers,soaked,Newport Going for a walk I cast the heavy bow howser out over the widening gap between the departing boat and the quay, so-to-speak and wave goodbye as my wife Lynne drives away … Continue reading

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