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Fossil Hunting in Penarth

My daughter loves dinosaurs and really any ancient creatures. Learning about things that lived millions of years ago seems to just fascinate her. She has been insisting for about the last two years that she’s going to be a palaeontologist when she grows up. 231 more words

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Penarth Pier Compass detail

At the entrance to the pier at Penarth, South Wales is this lovely floor design.  Taken from the floor above and with a hard crop, I like the colours, textures and shapes.





The rain of sadness drowns the heart of hope. Viva La Merde!

Merci La Merde, Encore La Merde, Depeche Mearde…all coming sooner or later… 8 more words

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Half Term Plans

Next week is half term for Pip. As I am, by nature, a very chaotic sort of person with a memory like a sieve, I like to be ultra organised for any occasions or school holidays so that she doesn’t end up bored and we make the most of the time together. 662 more words

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Day 2 in Wales. A dim view until the sun shines!

You know, some days the world really is black and white. Evidence in the Rohd Dahl plaza.

We went and got coffee and a yogurt, and when we came back, this is what it looked like if you were to pivot to the left from this spot. 647 more words


A walk on the pier

I have two very similar shots of this scene, this one was taken on the Canon AE-1 Program with a 50mm lens and Ilford FP4 125 film, the other was a much wider crop on my Nikon FM of 28mm. 112 more words