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The dams in the Elan Valley, built over 100 years ago, create reservoirs that provide the water for Birmingham. While the overflow looks dramatic and indeed it…

A concatenation of four windows from Beaumaris Castle in Wales. I liked the colours and geometric designs that reflect part of the design drawings and plans for…

At home the bluebells are now past their best, so it was a delight to find them in full bloom here in mid-Wales. I sneaked out before breakfast and the…

Thomas Telford was an engineering giant of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and yet he always seems to be overshadowed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel - let's…

Once upon a time House Sparrows were seemingly ubiquitous, chirping away in shrubbery of every garden; living up to their collective noun – a ubiquity of…

I’m back in Wales, at Llanerchindda Farm, this week for a music course and it’s been a pleasure being able to watch the birds at such close quarters. I took…

In our recent trip to north Wales we visited Penrhyn Castle, now under the guardianship of the National Trust. It was a medieval castle that had, for the time,…

From our recent excursion to north Wales. This is the River Conwy taken from the bridge in front of the castle just before the river flows out into the sea,…

From a visit to Bodnant Garden last weekend. It hosts an internationally significant collection of rhododendrons that were putting on a fabulous display. These…

In the foothills of the Snowdonia National Park, just outside Conwy, lies one of the finest gardens in the UK - Bodnant. Covering over 30 hectares it was…

Just back from a few days in North Wales. Lots of history, fine beer and stunning scenery. This is of the distant peaks of the Snowdonia National Park from…

Powys Castle in February 2019 Powys Castle is a medieval castle, fortress and grand country mansion near Welshpool, in Powys, Wales. It is known for housing the…

Another landscape shot from my recent visit to Bwlch Nant yr Arian. I have left the wind turbines on the horizon rather than edit them out in Photoshop. These…

Normally I don't really like conifer woods - they tend to be too dark - all too much Brothers Grimm. Most are deliberately planted by organisations like the…

Wales with a blue sky... what's all that about? Seems like ages ago and it's less than a week since I spent a day at Bwlch Nant yr Arian. This was from the…

One of the joys of shooting film is waiting for that moment when the postman delivers the developed negatives back. My latest roll of film returned today and I…

For more than 400 years the Red Kite was killed as vermin and by the turn of the 20th century it was extinct in England and Scotland with just a few breeding…
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