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  • Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chalgrove, Oxf

    The village of Chalgrove is a lovely little village in Oxfordshire where some of my ancestors were born and raised, therefore I have a special interest in its origins and its history. I finally got to visit there a couple of weeks ago t...0


    31 Oct 2012 9:02AM  |  Read


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  • Multi-Story Theatre

    The Angus Ferguson Community Barge My husband and I enjoyed a trip on Saturday afternoon along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal from Hirst Wood in Saltaire to Shipley on the Angus Ferguson Community Barge. It was part of the Multi-Story Water Theat...0


    25 Sep 2012 9:44AM  |  Read


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  • Typical day out

    Something I enjoy doing when I am out and about with my camera is taking what I call "everyday life scenes". Images that depict what some might say the 'norm', the 'usual', maybe you could even say the 'boring'. But the fact is that it is what peopl...0


    20 Aug 2012 9:50AM  |  Read


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  • Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee

    Firstly, I am not a royalist and the money spent this year for Her Majesty's Jubilee is estimated to be around 3 billions pounds.... that is obscene. So when I heard that she was to visit the Pace Corporation in Saltaire (the building next door to mi...0


    7 Aug 2012 8:59AM  |  Read


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  • World Heritage Weekend - Saltaire

    Saltaire gained its World Heritage status on 16 Dec 2001, and celebratations take place each year in April. The 2012 event took place last weekend on the 20-21 April. Events began on Friday evening with a gig at Caroline Street Social Club headli...0


    25 Apr 2012 5:52PM  |  Read


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  • Bingley 5 Rise Locks West Yorkshire

    THOUSANDS of people from all over the country queued for a rare opportunity to see Bingley’s famous Five Rise Locks from the canal bed over the weekend. It was drained so engineers could carry out vital repair work, with British Waterways taking t...0


    1 Feb 2012 1:38PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 22

    Went for a wee walk today up to the Tramshed, had a rum & coke and noticed this sign on the way out..... made me smile 0


    22 Jan 2012 3:03PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 21

    It's nice to see a cafe sign with correct spelling for a change... no prices though, so must be expensive ! 0


    22 Jan 2012 2:37PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 20

    Unfortunately I failed to take a photo for today, so decided to upload one from where I used to live in Hervey Bay Qld Aus... feeling a bit homesick for the warmer weather 0


    21 Jan 2012 12:05PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 19

    Went out in search of some reflections today, so walked along the canal towpath from Saltaire to Shipley and beyond. Took a few different shots, but found these windows of an old building reflected in the rippling canal water quite interesting; hope...0


    19 Jan 2012 6:16PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 18

    Graffiti often catches my eye, and this little fellow saying 'hello' always makes me smile when I pass him on the canal at Shipley. 0


    19 Jan 2012 6:11PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 17

    Caught this reflection in the canal from my window; saved me going out in the cold. 0


    18 Jan 2012 8:05AM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 16

    Somedays I like to wander around just window shopping, and I often see weird and wonderful things like this plate of artificial apples. I've cropped and altered the perspective a little to make it stand out a little 0


    17 Jan 2012 9:16PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 15

    Rather chilly outside today, so decided to try out a few still life shots..which I am pretty rubbish at, so need the practice. I just realised that red peppers are fully ripe, the yellow and orange nearly ripe, and the green are "green" or not rip...0


    15 Jan 2012 7:10PM  |  Read


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  • 365 Project: Day 14

    MMM... a frosty start to this morning, and a bright sunny day. Popped over to Roberts Park to take a few shots and caught this reflection in the weir. I haven't seen this particular tree reflected in this postion before... to me it looks really weir...0


    14 Jan 2012 9:03PM  |  Read


    Views : 6546