Posts about rain

The non-holiday holiday

After some rushing around, I find myself on my own in Zurich for a couple of days. After dealing with the day job, I have the evening to myself, with no pressure and no responsibilities. Leaving work behind, I head for the old town and the anonymity of a familiar, traditional and noisy restaurant. The […]

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Harder to Roteflue

Hiking in the rain along an unexpectedly steep route from the viewpoint above Interlaken.

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Giessbach Falls in spate

Giessbach Falls in spate

The name “Giessbach” translates literally as “pouring stream”, and pour it does, magnificently and powerfully, when there is a lot of rain.

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One New Change

When scouting destinations and views prior to my recent trip to London, I came across an potentially interesting-looking rooftop amongst some shots which photographer Ben Roberts, who I follow on Instagram, had shared on social media platforms. A quick question to find out where it is (and a nice friendly answer!) led me to the comparatively new […]

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Changing tack

A photo I took a year ago today reminds me to put down the lighting gear and head out with just a camera and a pair of comfortable shoes, to capture the light which needs no help.

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Windswept

I dragged my family across a small island off the south coast of Pembrokeshire in South Wales in the rain to see a lighthouse. What a wretch I am.

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Rain, Rain

Photos of various wetness around the city of Bern, as I head for the train station and home on a Friday night.

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Switzerland hit for six by storms and floods

Torrential rain has hit Switzerland in the worst storms since the heavy flooding experienced two years ago. Sirens sounded the alarm in several parts of the country on Wednesday evening and more than 100 people were evacuated from their homes as rivers and lakes came close to bursting their banks. […] In canton Bern, the […]

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