The castle from Bute Park

The treasure that is Bute Park

I’ve been to Bute Park, Pontcanna and Llandaff Fields four times in the past few weeks. Lockdown has forced us all to re-appraise what’s on our doorstep and in Cardiff’s case, we are blessed with some wonderful parkland. Here are a few shots I’ve taken this summer of things that have caught my eye. Click …

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The East Dart in spate

Dartmoor – away from the rain

So the workshop came to its conclusion and I hadn’t seen a clapper bridge that I could actually walk over. I had however see one at Postbridge so I determined to visit it on my way to Fingle Bridge – a location I’d researched and found to be a possibility for autumn colour. The clapper …

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Stormy skies over the New Bridge

Dartmoor – dodging the rain

… and so began our challenge to find a spot where it wasn’t raining … It started off reasonably well at Burrator Reservoir. The dam itself isn’t a patch on the ones in the Elan Valley, but that’s being picky. What we did find was an interesting stream and bridge and because there was tree …

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East Dart River, Dartmeet

Dartmoor – towards the rain

I had been really looking forward to this workshop with Nick. The workshop planned for the spring – a return to the Elan Valley had to be cancelled and I’d taken myself off to Llanwrtyd Wells on my own instead – but not to do any bog-snorkling. [I’ve just realised I’ve not posted from that …

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Transporter Bridge (B&W)

Worldwide Photowalk Day – Newport 2019

Along with three members of the Cardiff U3A Photographic Group, I took part in a pleasant walk along the banks of the River Usk from near The Riverfront Centre to Newport’s historic Transporter Bridge. The latter part of the walk, I’d never done before, and it was good to approach the bridge from the north, …

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