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Autumn or Spring.....?

Dawn light through the canopy in Big Wood, Allestree

Despite ice cold north winds which seem to make the sudden drop in temperature  rather Artic like….yet looking up through the canopy you could be mistaken for thinking that this is Spring rather than Autumn. 18 more words

Everyday Life

Sunrise in Shropshire by Anthony J Sargeant

Sunrise photographed from our Shropshire home in December 2014. This sensational dawn sky was photographed by Tony from the bedroom window of his home at 8.50 am n the middle of winter. 31 more words

Anthony J Sargeant

Out of London: Days 17 to 21 (The Cotswolds)

Being an introvert and used to singlehood for most of my adult life, I depend on generous helpings of solitude to replenish my spirit and energy. 832 more words

Point & Shoot

A Mixed Bag.....

The Calm After the Storm…..Today we had some lovely autumnal sunshine and warm enough to be out and about in just a thin sweater.

The woodland seemed to have escaped any severe wind damage, certainly the woodland canopy was much thinner but  still enough leaf cover to add some colour….. 106 more words


After the Storms.......

Allestree Lake

A weekend of heavy rains and high winds, not quite as sever as predicted in our small corner of the world, but still bad enough to drive us indoors. 71 more words


Winkworth Arboretum in the rain

‘Arboretum’ is a word I’ve struggled to say in the past, much like a workplace jargon term ‘interdisciplinarity’ I recently learned.

It was my 30th birthday and the lovely Manu decided we needed to get out of the London, away from the noise and traffic, the people, the swearing and the aggro. 121 more words