up to date

You may have noticed that I have recently tried to post more frequently and regularly than I have managed before -- in fact posting as many of my pictures in the last few weeks as I did for each of the two previous whole years -- but nothing has particularly changed with the amount of... Continue Reading →

horizons

It's a rare day when neither of us is working, so we could go to take a clifftops walk with the dog together. Even rarer was the bright and relatively still day recently. Dark, grey, soaking wet and extremely windy days, the sort when you wish you had chosen a hamster for a pet and... Continue Reading →

the budleigh pines

In the excitement of not knowing what weekday it was between Christmas and New Year, I forgot to post a picture yesterday. This one is from the distant past when I lived in Devon. These pine trees, perched on what is now a high bank with the mouth of the snaking river Otter estuary gradually... Continue Reading →

more trees

I like doing pictures of trees. They tend to just stand there, waiting for me to sort myself out, unlike some other subjects. And out of the twenty or thirty or so 'experimental' pictures I took on this walk, I think there were actually two quite good ones. Experimental probably isn't the right word for... Continue Reading →

millook cliffs

I was doodling around on the social site Mastodon when I saw a very familiar sight. Someone had posted a shot of the fabulous Millook cliffs, and talked in his post about how he had waited for a woman walking up the beach to enter the frame, to give an idea of the scale of... Continue Reading →

white poppy

I have an account on the social network that is making headlines at the moment. Mastodon, previously a little-known geek project (certainly was when I first tried it in 2017 anyway), is growing rapidly due to the meltdown of Twitter and its new owner, and a huge escaping herd of tweeters are migrating that way... Continue Reading →

profile pic

I noticed that I have never actually posted the full version of the picture I use for my profile image. It was taken in St Ives, Cornwall, a few years ago, and as you might quickly gather from the fact I took it, the man and dog in it are not me and my dog,... Continue Reading →

autumn glow

Towards the evening, diffusely lit by a typically grey-skied and damp sort of autumn day, our Ash tree seemed to be glowing

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