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It's a Compsognathus' Van

We also found a fossilised potato and even a fossilised baked bean. Among other, less controversial, fossil finds. 19 more words



Got a cameo in this as a ‘mad professor type’

Latest part of a Penarth based short movie series, filmed on ipad click here

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Sea Front

I’m noticing a theme in my photography recently, water. I haven’t meant to take photos of the same subject over and over but I keep being drawn back to the same or at least similar places, beaches, cliffs, lakes, anywhere where the power of the elements can be seen in abundance. 143 more words



Taken with Penarth Pier in the background on my Olympus OM-1n with 50mm lens on Agfa Vistaplus 200 ISO film at f5.6 1/250th sec. There’s something about staring out to sea, the thought that we evolved to live on land despite most of the planet being covered with it, the idea of sailing off into the distance, nothing around for miles, solitude.


Hey, Prezzo! - Restaurant review: Prezzo, Penarth

In recent years, Penarth has done well for new restaurant openings, with favourites such as Bar 44 and The Pilot, not to mention Restaurant James Sommerin… 842 more words


Lifeboat Launch

Taken on my Nikon FM with 28mm lens on Ilford FP4 125 ISO monochrome film, this is the lifeboat launch at the beach in Penarth, South Wales. 103 more words


Birthday feasting at James Sommerin

James Sommerin, situated in Penarth on the esplanade has had much hype around it and that’s probably for good reason. The restaurant is named after owner and chef James Sommerin who gained a Michelin Star during his days at the Crown at Whitebrook as head chef and is one of Wales’ only chef’s to obtain such an accolade. 816 more words