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Dave_Henderson's Blog

Dave_Henderson

Thanks for getting here ..........

........ the journey is a bit of a mystery tour ...........


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  • Awake with the larks .......

    .......this morning. My need for any length of time with the eyes shut is getting less and less as I get older. Instead of watching the oblong box I got myself motivated and slung the camera bag over my shoulder then out on the push bike to take a p...

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    28 Apr 2016 8:15PM | Read

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  • Leftover......

    ....... from a heavy hail shower yesterday evening. I've a few pairs of worn trainers "aging" in the backyard which still remain partly covered in ice this morning..... Here's a Geordie proverb which rings true......" divint cast a cloot til Ma...

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    27 Apr 2016 7:39AM | Read

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  • Down memory lane.......

    A boring Saturday gave me the push to go and take a couple of pics at the mouth of the Wansbeck this afternoon. I bought a ten stop B+W filter years ago and have used it twice. Took it with me today .......... The trip brought back some fond mem...

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    9 Apr 2016 8:11PM | Read

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  • A damp start to the day......

    ....... dull this morning, even darker indoors....... on with the coat, camera bag over my shoulder then bus pass into my pocket and off to Newbiggin. Got off the bus at the south end of the bay and had a slow walk along the prom, a half mile or so. ...

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    24 Mar 2016 1:23PM | Read

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  • Not for the squeamish......

    ..... It has just gone tea time for Lulu....... First time I've fed the snake..... put the dead mouse into the tank and the snake didn't seem interested at first. I no sooner picked up the mouse by the tail to try and encourage it to feed when sud...

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    16 Mar 2016 5:04PM | Read

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  • A change of home.......

    ....... not for me, but for a surplus to requirement corn snake!!! My sisters friend is moving home and her pet snake was not going to fit in....... Asked if I would like to home a reptile I said yes rather than it go elsewhere....... I'm sure th...

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    15 Mar 2016 12:00PM | Read

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  • A rush to the park this morning......

    ....... after noticing some nice light as I looked skyward from the kitchen door. It only took a couple of minutes to get the shoes and coat on then throw the camera bag over my shoulder, onto the push bike, then onward to the park trying to catch t...

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    13 Mar 2016 7:56PM | Read

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  • Not Wimbledon.

    Had a sudden urge to visit the tennis court in the park to try my hand at tennis...... ..... kept hitting the net.... badly processed.

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    1 Mar 2016 1:55PM | Read

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  • Fun.......

    ..... in the yard today. Thought I'd try my hand at twitching, it's amazing what you can see if you put the ideas into practice. A pair of shots with a tree creeper..... before and after..... ........ processed on the iPad using the apps Union...

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    28 Feb 2016 9:40PM | Read

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  • Two Cameras......

    ...... were with me at Newbiggin today. Set the Olympus up on the tripod taking video of the prom and people passing by. Got the Canon SX50 into my hands and took a few random shots to relieve the boredom. Image quality not so good from the bridge ca...

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    22 Feb 2016 9:31PM | Read

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  • Newbiggin again....

    ..... for a couple of hours this afternoon. Overcast sky today, thankful there was only a breeze blowing and not a gale. I took the OMD10 and two lens, the 9-18mm and 40-150mm. Glad I packed both. My first stop was the boatyard for a wide angle shot...

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    9 Feb 2016 9:22PM | Read

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  • One Step......

    ...... at a time. As storm Imogen lashes the south, the sun is shining up here with a nice gentle westerly breeze. Finished all the chores and headed for Newbiggn again to have a bit more clart on with the new lens. It was lovely ........ ..........

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    8 Feb 2016 3:53PM | Read

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  • Red Weed......

    ........ Had a trip to the lake this morning and oh dear me the place was like a swamp. The Tarmac pathway was the only place free of mud. Less to say I never got off the bike and headed home. Another boring day ahead. Had a bit of a clart on with th...

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    6 Feb 2016 7:54PM | Read

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  • I don't sell them........

    ........ sea shells from the sea shore that is. During my wander along the shoreline at Newbiggin on Wednesday, I collected one or two old whelk shells that must have been washed up during the recent spell of rough seas. ......... Picked up half a...

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    5 Feb 2016 6:33AM | Read

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  • The X21......

    ....... is the service number of the bus that takes me to Newbiggin , a two and a half mile journey taking fifteen minutes. Two hundred yards from the stop is the pathway leading down to the bay........ ...... it looks tranquil on the pic but oh de...

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    2 Feb 2016 6:09PM | Read

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