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Tips for Tourists #1

A couple of weeks ago I had a very enjoyable week away in Venice, about which you can read more here. I am conscious that it is still early in the year and many of you may not have been … Continue reading

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Give me an F

This is a picture of the letter F. I found it on the side of a cannon on the battlements of Castillo de Santa Barbara in Alicante, Spain in 2011. It wasn’t a big F – the disc was probably … Continue reading

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Monochrome in a Technicolour World

Once upon a time, not so long ago, if you wanted to take photographs you had to buy film. This allowed you to take either 24 or 36 pictures before having to take it off to the chemist or camera … Continue reading

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Flippin’ Photos

I posted some photos from a visit to Highnam Court Gardens at the weekend: this was one of them. It’s not a great photo: it’s a little messy, the flowers have seen better days and the main subject isn’t even … Continue reading

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Snap Judgements

Last week the Citizen ran an article in which it reported the plight of a family of Welsh tourists visiting our fair city. Apparently, they were stopped and questioned by the police under anti-terror laws for the heinous crime of … Continue reading

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A to Z Photography Challenge

I have recently returned from a holiday in Spain. One of the many things I enjoy about holidays is the opportunity to take photographs in somewhere unfamiliar. Anyone who has been subjected to my many holiday snaps will be able … Continue reading

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Time on my Hands?

Most of my time over the past couple of years has been taken up with writing a book on Gloucester pubs, cunningly titled ‘The Story of Gloucester Pubs’. However, having submitted the first draft of the book at the end … Continue reading

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