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After several weeks of form filling and chasing people up about what seem like inconsequential details we finally exchanged contracts on our new house in…

With an evening home alone I thought I'd start my explorations of Elsenham village with a walk to the pub in order to make good use of their free wifi to…

It's been fascinating watching how things are progressing on the building site outside our front door over the last week. Things really took a step forward…

One of the things I appreciate more and more as I develop my photography skills is the effect that light can have on a scene and the way it can make or break a…

While much of southern England and Wales suffered a lot of damage in last night's storm we seem to have come out of it relatively unscathed. Thankfully, aside…

Having done lots of admin work indoors this morning I decided to take a walk around the village this afternoon to get some fresh air and enjoy the sunshine,…

My original plan for today was to join the local camera club for a photowalk in London but a combination of a hacking cough and exhaustion from six hours of…

With more rain due this afternoon (when will it ever stop?!) I made the most of the weak winter sunshine and went for a walk around the village to try and find…

We awoke today to a very unusual sight, blue skies illuminated by a mysterious yellow ball. Given the rarity of this sight after weeks of rain I decided to go…

Following torrential rain through the night we found that a good chunk of Elsenham was under water this morning, with the worst of the flooding near the railway…

Early this evening our road was paid a visit by two rather exotic guests - a pair of young peacocks. They strutted up and down the road for a few minutes and…

Soon after we moved to Elsenham fifteen months ago I noticed a track called May Walk on the outskirts of the village. I've been meaning to take a walk down…

While checking Facebook yesterday I spotted a story from our local newspaper about a steam train service which would be coming through our village station early…

One of the things I've missed since I upgraded my camera to a full frame model at the beginning of this year was the effect my much loved nifty fifty lens gave…

Kevin and I went for a walk in Alsa Woods this afternoon, exploring some of the rural footpaths which lie close to our house. Last time I walked through the…

In our village we have what might soon become an endangered species - a pedestrian railway crossing which doesn't have automatically locking gates. While this…

At lunchtime today we had another heavy fall of snow so I decided to go out with my camera before it melted. As I walked down the road I stopped to take a…
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