Photos from the collection wales

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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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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Trawsfynydd

I was last here twenty six years ago, when on holiday with my family. Lasting memories of rain and low cloud, and watching Charles and Diana get married on a small black and white portable television. (Pronounced Trawsfinnith)

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Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus

(Happy St. David’s Day. St. David is the patron saint of Wales.) St Govan’s Point is the most southerly point on the Pembrokeshire coast. Nearby is St Govan’s Chapel, a tiny cell measuring 18 by 12 feet. A flight of worn stone steps leads up to the tiny chapel where St Govan (or Gawain) had […]

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This is the beach at Freshwater East in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, near where my father’s family comes from and where I spent all of my childhood summer holidays. I took this on my last trip to South Wales in 1997 and was lucky enough that the storm clouds and heavy rain were clearing as I […]

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