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Permanent Tourist Calendar 2009 – August

I thought you might like to see my 2009 photographic calendar. The calendar, which I am publishing through the Lulu website, costs €28 plus postage and is printed at 34.29 cm x 48.25 cm, with coil binding, white interior paper (100gsm weight) and full-colour interior ink. It contains photos I’ve taken over the past couple […]

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Return to Positano, Italy

On arrival back at Positano in the evening, we were greeted by broken, puffy clouds and a rough sea breaking onto the beach.

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Casa la Reginella, Positano, Italy

Our home for the week, a first floor room looking eastward along the Amalfi coast. The blue tiles were welcome after long, hot days, as they remained cool to the touch. The air conditioning unit in the room was also very welcome, though it my have contributed to a slight cold I had when we […]

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After Sunset, Positano, Italy

The main part of the town, on a steep south-east-facing slope. Our hotel for the week was about two-thirds of the way up the hill, ensuring plenty of healthy walking up from the beach each evening.

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Positano, Italy

A night-time view of the upper town, from the main road leading to our hotel. Best viewed large (contacts only).

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Fornillo Beach Day I, Positano, Italy

Our friendly hotel manager recommended that we save some money and go to the smaller beach in Positano, along a short cliff path. We took his advice and had a lovely afternoon in the sun and the sea. Strobist info: one remote strobe fired with a Cactus trigger, on the floor to the right of […]

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Fornillo Beach Day III, Positano, Italy

One of the benefits of going to the less well-known beach early in the season was that we had plenty of space and a range of sun loungers from which to choose. We were outdone on the tanning stakes by an older man, who spent the afternoon in the full glare of the sun and […]

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Fornillo Beach Day IV, Positano, Italy

Though the heat in the sun was bearable, the dark shingle and sand of the beach was so hot, that footwear was essential. I forgot at one stage and singed the soles of my feet, making them tingle for the rest of the afternoon.

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Fornillo Beach Day, Positano, Italy

Another special moment of the holiday: Jo’s first time in the Mediterranean. An unusual experience, to swim in warm sea water, when your previous experience is the North Sea off the coast of Scotland.

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