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What a Difference a Year Makes


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What a Difference a Year Makes

5 Jun 2020 9:35AM   Views : 457 Unique : 338

Thinking of our current Lockdown, it struck me that things were so very different just a year ago. The change to Lockdown of course started very quickly - one moment we were freely going about our daily lives, the next the shutters were down and we were isolated from the rest of humankind. The thought drifted around for a while, so it settled on wondering eaxctly what we were doing just that one year in the past. It's very easy to find out as I have an image folder for every month's ePHOTOzine pictures, so all we have to do is look. Travel back with me to June 2019......

Garden visits! Ensete ventricosum maurelli


Foot of the tree, from a lens review

Strange pursuits

Sophie trying archery

Rust on blue

Colour wheels at Astley mine

Gorgeous light at a National Trust garden

Off road biking

Colours of summer

Blue Morpho

Arley Hall Annual Plant Fair

Cool cars

Family trip on Manchester Ship Canal ending up in Liverpool

We went places, saw things, tried things, photographed things and generally had a pretty good time. This year not so active, so something to look forward to getting back to when the situation allows. And also probably a good time to start making a list of places that we intend to go.

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5 Jun 2020 10:01AM
The Beatles sure were/are tall. I don't think video footage really captured how tall they are Wink
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altitude50 19 23.9k United Kingdom
5 Jun 2020 11:21AM
Great pictures, Exactly one year ago I was watching out for the 75th D-Day flypast commemoration at Portsmouth where certain heads of state and 'important people' were gathered about 4 miles away (yes on the 5th) I took some very fuzzy pictures of some very distant aircraft that are certainly not worth reproducing.
This year because we are self isolating and therefore following a new side of my hobby I am dropping liquids into liquids with a SplashArt device on a kitchen table and editing out dozens of near misses!

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