Category Archives: photography

Fleeting Moments in the October Woods

Arriving in Bucks Valley Woods, I switch off the car engine, and relax. Each time I come here, I notice changes. It all seems to happen so quickly. Particularly at this time of year, the autumn season, it seems even … Continue reading

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‘Gathering Place’ – Somewhere in the Woods…

I last made work with bluebell stalks just over a year ago, and am surprised to see that I have now run into exactly the same problems, so I must be a very slow learner! However, I did eventually get … Continue reading

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Day and Night: dreaming of Springtime

Another bright, beautiful and somewhat chilly day.. Today, instead of primroses, on either side of me there were bluebells all the way up the track.  The primroses were still there, but they were gradually dying down, and being replaced by the … Continue reading

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Low Tide: Light Footprint

Warm sun through a soft haze pervading the whole area. No wind. A man in a parked car playing the clarinet. As I walk towards the beach, crossing the grassy field of rabbit and sheep droppings and hoof prints I … Continue reading

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Gallery 2014

I hope you enjoy this selection of snapshots from my wanderings and short-lived works last year! I have briefly captioned some of them. Uncaptioned ones are likely to be from my local area of Northam, on the North Devon coast. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings

Until next year – wishing you a happy time at Christmas,  and all the best for 2015! 

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Flying Time

I kept my camera firmly in my bag, for it was raining by the River Taw at Barnstaple – or rather it was the sort of fine mist that you barely felt, but soaked you through in no time at … Continue reading

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Time Present and Time Past

I have recently visited two fascinating properties owned by the National Trust. They could not be more different, yet the feelings they aroused in me were quite similar: a pleasant though mildly unsettling mix of detachment and personal involvement, and … Continue reading

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not blogging but Flickring

I am reluctantly abandoning this blog until  later. Much as I enjoy my work, and studies, pressure of work seems to be taking up  all  my waking hours these days!  But please peruse my previous posts (see the search box and the monthly archives).  You will … Continue reading

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Thomas Joshua Cooper

I have been prompted to think of the photographs of Thomas Joshua Cooper, even though I am unable to get up to London to see his exhibition , “True” at the Haunch of Venison (running until 30th May). He explores … Continue reading

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