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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

The swallows’ viewpoint

Our regular swallow visitors have a preferred perch above the area around our house. And it’s just a few metres from our balcony.

Gwatt nature reserve, Thun

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I just came across a¬†short film I made in January and posted to YouTube at the time. Filmed with my X100 and edited quickly in iMovie, it shows the publicly accessible lake-shore nature reserve at Gwatt, some fifteen minutes’ drive from home.

West Pier, Brighton

A photo from 1998 of the ruined West Pier in Brighton, on the south coast of England.

Guillemots at Elegug Stacks

Elegug Stacks are two limestone pillars standing freely, a short distance from the cliffs on the coastline of Pembrokeshire in south west Wales. Due to their inaccessibility, a multitude of birds are allowed to breed in comparative peace.