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In at Number 11: George Wombwell Biography – The Real Wombwells (Vol III)

At last the project is complete! The third and final part has just been published. It went straight into the Top 100 Best Sellers of Circus Books at No. 11! In addition, the covers of all three volumes have been … Continue reading

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Alto Montecatini, Tuscany, Italy 2019

Standing above the Tuscan town of Montecatini Terme, Alto is reached by Fenicular railway in this spa town. €5 single and €7 return journey, gets you a bumpy but pleasant ride up the steep hill to the top of the … Continue reading

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Finally, a New Book has hits the Streets!

Oofty-Goofty, born and bred in a secret wind-swept location above the industrial towns of West Yorkshire, is given the task of implementing a new plant in the heart of Paris, the city of light. On his first visit to Paris, … Continue reading

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RSPB Bempton Cliffs: A Magic Morning

I went to Bempton Cliffs at the weekend and even though it was cold and overcast the visit was not wasted. The North sea blew a cold wind and the mist eventually came inland. However, I managed to get there … Continue reading

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Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes

My first group of Spoonbills this year. There’s something ‘African’ about these splendid birds. Eight flew in to NWT Cley Marshes yesterday. Maybe we will get hundreds in the future. Also a sitting avocet posed for a photograph.

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RSPB Lakenheath: Greylags and others…

Spent a day at Lakenheath in the Mere Hide. All peaceful, feeding Great Crested Grebe and restless Reed Warblers, until this lot of Greylag families flew in. The noisiest of flyers. Three families in all. The Coots scrambled away, they’d … Continue reading

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RSPB Frampton Marshes Lincolnshire

Went to this reserve to see a Black Winger Pratincole, which did not appear for me! Still, it’s a wonderful reserve for waders. Out today was a Spoonbill and these very distressed Avocets. One of their chicks had wandered onto … Continue reading

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More from RSPB Frampton Marshes, June 2019

Alas I missed the Black-Winger Pratincole, which had decided to move on by the time and date I arrived at this favourite reserve. However, an unsuspecting Great Crested Grebe came within snapping distance and this ‘mistake’ pleased me. Ghostly photograph! … Continue reading

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RSPB Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk, England

A delightful reserve, teeming with wildlife at this time of year. The staff are particularly friendly and very helpful. The reserve visitor centre is based on a traditional wooden hide. Charming. I visited particularly to see the Swallowtail Butterflies and … Continue reading

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ESSAY ADDED CONCERNING CAMERAWORK: THE BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE FROM THE 1970s

Just got around to publishing the original essay and accompanying documentation, regarding the Half Moon Photography Workshop (HMPW) – Camerawork magazine. Published by this exciting photography co-operative during the 1970s and 80s it provides an insight into photography during the … Continue reading

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