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A bit of fun really. The ducks were feeding from the spillway as the water left the lake, I wanted to get one with it’s beak in the “silky water”, but after I’d initially seen them doing just that, they steadfastly refused to take up position again. So I changed tack and as the post …

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Roath Park - an autumn view

Autumn in Roath Park

  It would be a shame not to record autumn in Cardiff. Perhaps not the best for colours, but still a lovely sight. So here are a couple of shots taken in Roath Park in mid-November which I’m reasonably happy with. The one above is taken looking towards the rose garden, the one below (in …

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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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Entering Wistman's Wood in the mist

Wistman’s Wood – escaping the rain

The next day, Wednesday, was an almost total wash-out. We tried Widdecombe and the church, but it was wet outside and we had to retire to the cafe. We went back to Princetown to a different cafe for lunch. We all got soaked walking up to Dartmoor Prison Museum and some went into it. We …

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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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