Foto Friday

This week’s Digital Photography School challenge: “10 minutes walk from your front door” This takes Stella & I down to the common and I ended up narrowing the set of shots down to 3 that I liked. Lots of ponies and foals around this morning so it was a hard choice as they’re all lovely […]

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Woof Wednesday: More Big Walkies

Another afternoon with Big Walkies On Sunday Stella & I went to meet up with the great girls and boys from Big Walkies again. This time was a return visit to Milton Country Park where we recently did the Hearing Dogs walk. The weather stayed fine, everyone & everydog had a lovely couple of hours. […]

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Swaffham Prior Two Churches

Swaffham Prior On Friday Stella & I visited the Cambridgeshire village of Swaffham Prior to do some geocaching. The cache we were looking for was located in a somewhat unusual location, a churchyard that was home to not one but two churches. St Mary’s St Cyriac & St Julitte The churchyard is kept in very […]

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Foto Friday: Architecture

Digital Photography School Challenge. This clock and gargoyles occupy the tower of the Church of St Cyriac & St Julitta in Swaffham Prior. I took several photos as Stella & I were geocaching here too but I think I’ll save them for Sunday Sermon as it’s a very interesting churchyard 🙂

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Monday Memories: Venetian masks

As mentioned last week, my trips to Venice played a big part in my fascination with Carnival masks. I like masks of all descriptions but the Venetians have a knack for the elaborate & extravagant and therefore the collection I started is of those.  These are the first 2 items I bought there. The hand-held […]

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Foto Friday: After Dark

After Dark… is the challenge this week from the Digital Photography School. Perhaps the most obvious subject is the moon. I haven’t been massively successful in these type of shots in the past, mostly owing to being too lazy to set up the tripod! I thought the flash effect on the leaves looked quite quite spooky […]

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Monday Memories: Venice

Venice     During 2006 I was helping a friend run her gift shop on my days off. Sadly the business closed at the end of that year when she moved away but I loved that time. She set it up with an Italian theme and would regularly travel to Venice to purchase authentic items […]

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