Category Archives: Photography

In the neighbourhood..

7°C, brisk SE, building rain. Marshside Beach only 1km from my new house. Between here and my place are some brackish lagoons administered by the RSPB. What a bleak and melancholic day. This panorama shows the empty feel of the … Continue reading

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HDR on a phone.

10°C, cloudy, mostly dry. No ride today as I’m fighting off a cold. There is a pattern this winter, no blockbuster colds. Instead, I have these days where I feels oncoming, but then fades away again. Today, I downloaded an … Continue reading

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Moel Hebog

20°C, Cloudy till later, strong wind on summit. Moel Lefn: walked into cloud but the route was easy enough to find if you check the compass often enough. There are 3 summits on this ridge walk; the last- the highest, … Continue reading

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Mosside 1987

Watched The Culture Show tonight; Not Like Any Other Love. A documentary about The Smiths, edited from an older South Bank Show. The bit that caught my eye was my old school mate, Tony. I haven’t seen this clip before, … Continue reading

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More fungal fun

12C, dry, light SSE wind Quite a dry week for November (the wettest month). These mushrooms were huge, found on a tree stump that had cris-cross cuts on the top. Was that done to ensure killing the stump by introducing … Continue reading

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Aberystwyth_HDR01

15°C, grey-dry. Aberystwyth is a worthy visit. this is a High-Dynamic-range picture- using three exposures added together. They were only 1 stop apart but I now think more 2 stops would have been better. I’m going to try this technique … Continue reading

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Three below

-3°C, fog Alice: It’s dreamy weather we’re on You waved your crooked wand Along an icy pond with a frozen moon A murder of silhouette crows I saw And the tears on my face And the skates on the pond … Continue reading

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Wasabi peanuts

…are hot hot hot, 7°C, Long arms: I bought a new coat this afternoon. It’s amazing, the cuffs come down to my knuckles. And you know how my knuckles are raw from dragging along the ground. I am not used … Continue reading

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Miss Helen

18°C, wind and some heavier showers. Flying Legends: the usual airshow outing which I thought would be boring and routine. Once it started, the sights and mainly the sounds made the treck out there worthwhile. Miss Helen hasn’t been on … Continue reading

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Ominous stump

18°C, sunny on the whole. Supper in the garden for the first time this year.Maybe I am getting old, perhaps that’s why I find a growing interest in plants. It’s not the big colourful spreads that appeal to me, it’s … Continue reading

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