Category Archives: Travel

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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Art Installation: The Rising Tide

On the south bank of the Thames in central London, Jason deCaires Taylor has created this sculpture. Accessible at low tide, but submersion at high tide is also as spectacular. Here’s some photo I took at the weekend:

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Back to My Pics! Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

I snapped this river dwelling on the river Crouch at Burnham in Essex on the weekend of the local regatta (Burnham Week). The regatta was almost cancelled completely due to high winds and storms. You can see how much more … Continue reading

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London2012: Doctor gets closure at Olympic Games

Flags outside the Basketball Arena, Olympic Park. Copyright the author 2012 A 7/7 doctor says they now have closure after the 7/7 bombings 7 years earlier. That’s really good to hear. Dr Hartle, one of 70,000 Games Makers volunteering in … Continue reading

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London2012: Telegraph rakes up the ‘Free Oyster Card’ Story

Well it sells newspapers I guess which of course are not FREE. I have a FREE Oyster Card like all Gamesmakers. Read Full Story

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London2012: Shame on LOCOG Charging for 7/7 Bomb Victims and Families to watch The Games

It’s a bad start to the day when the news is of LOCOG charging for the ‘free’ tickets for survivors and the families of the victims of the July 7th bombings in 2005. OK so they are not charging the … Continue reading

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London2012: New Meaning to a Green Olympic Games

Looks like the powers that be will have their work cut out to keep those ‘Beamas’ moving across the capital. However, they have had plenty of practice apparently! Transport Gamesmakers you are so lucky! Never happens when HD negotiates the … Continue reading

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Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire

One of my getaway places is Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire, not far off the A10 north of Ely. So many superlatives cover this area of ancient wetland. One of a few left after much drainage throughout the fens. You will … Continue reading

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A few More Snaps…

These are from a visit to The Mani peninsula in Greece in 2003. If you ever wondered why Greece was having so many problems right now with their status at the EU you just need to visit the Peloponnese in … Continue reading

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Mystras, Byzantian Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece

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