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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

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Brora beach

Brora, Scotland

A winter visit to the large beach at Brora, in the far north of Scotland.

G is for Golf

Before photography and the internet, golf was the major hobby in my life for many years, in all its forms.

Interlaken Golf Course

I took a walk up through the woods from Heimwehfluh, near Interlaken. The top of the walk, after half an hour or so of wheezing and muscle aching, was high above the end of Lake Thun. Aside from enjoying the walk, having some exercise, and enjoying the view, I also discovered that the golf courseā€¦ (Read More)

The Eighteenth Hole

Visiting the golf club at Carnoustie in Scotland brings back memories from the days when golf, not photography, was my driving passion.

Alice and Chris

Jo and I travelled to Scotland over the weekend to attend the wedding of Jo’s friend Alice to her RAF sweetheart Chris.

Frosty golf morning

Many, many, many years ago, I used to play golf and enter competitions with my father. One winter, we rose especially early and headed down to the coast at Bournemouth for a father and son tournament, at which I remember we both played shockingly badly.