Photos from the collection mark4jo

Two years on

Jo and I pledged that we’ll go on holiday to somewhere new at the start of October every year, to mark our wedding anniversary. This year, we went to Flims in Graubünden. The complete set of images from our trip to Graubünden this week is available in high resolution at Permanent Tourist.

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At Sicara di Fuoco

Many of those seeing this photo won’t be much impressed by our walk from the harbour on Stromboli to the Sciara di Fuoco, but I’ll tell you this: it wasn’t a stroll. After walking for a couple of hours over comparatively easy paths, the last stretch was the hardest. If you can imagine walking for […]

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On Our Honeymoon, Freshwater West, Wales

Jo and I are off to Scotland for Christmas and New Year. What with everything we have to do before we go, this’ll probably be the last update before we’re on our way this Monday, from when I’ll be posting from the road again. Time to get out the warm, waterproof boots, rainproof jacket and […]

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Famous at last!

Newspaper clipping in the Forfar Despatch district newspaper. Photo by my aunt Anna.

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Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire, Wales

This church stands in the middle of the Castlemartin tank firing ranges. The single-track road out to the church and to the coast at St. Govan’s Head is only open when the tank ranges are closed. These big warning signs advising not to touch anything lying around are placed every few hundred metres and makes […]

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Trout Inn, Wolvercote, Oxfordshire

Jo and I are staying near Oxford this evening en route eastwards towards Kent. We made a stop here specifically to visit this 18th century riverside inn, made famous by the Inspector Morse series. Sadly, since my last visit and since the decreased interest after the final book some years ago, the builders have been […]

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North Beach, Tenby

After re-location to a hotel on the North Cliff above Tenby, our plan was to get up early this morning to photograph the fishing boats and coloured houses on the harbour-front. Sadly, rain and grey skies greeted us at 7 a.m. so we lingered over baths and breakfast before visiting family friends and watching the […]

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Texaco Refinery, Angle

The landscape on the tip of the west Pembrokeshire coast is dominated by rocky headlands and the permanently busy refineries along Milford Haven. The temperature of the refinery works ensures unusual and thinned cloud cover, even on the murkiest of evenings.

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Manorbier

OK, I guess I need to work on seaside landscape technique ;-)

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