Tag Archives: Walsall

Face To Face With The Past . . . .

30th April 2014 As I was taking photos in Ryecroft Cemetery for my previous blog post I noticed a pair of old, worn gravestones leaning against a nearby hedge. Out of the corner of my eye I spotted the words “accidentally drowned”, … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In . . . . .

30th April 2014  Walking through the local cemetery today I noticed that some tree-felling was being carried out. The workmen appeared to have finished for the day, leaving the segments of tree trunks that had grown through the railings still … Continue reading

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Along the “Cut” ….

Tuesday 3rd September 2013 This flabby gut of mine isn’t gonna disappear of its own accord, so today I donned the lycra shorts and headed out on the bike along the local canal towpaths. I never tire of walking or cycling … Continue reading

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Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death….

Sunday 18th August 2013 Today was my 50th birthday. Quite a while age – at least 5 years, maybe more – I / we had started to plan big things for this occasion. At this very moment I was to … Continue reading

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Increasing The Range……

Thursday 8th August 2013 I’ve been playing around with HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography recently – basically its a method where 3 or more shots of the same scene, at varying exposures, are captured, then combined using computer software, with … Continue reading

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Off To The Party . . . . .

Friday 14th June 2013 I hopped onto the Towpath of The Wyrley & Essington canal at Leamore this afternoon, just in time to see these fine craft passing through. Presumably they’re all making their way over to Pelsall, for the canal … Continue reading

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Dodging The Rain ……

Thursday 13th June 2013 The very moment I stepped outside my front door this afternoon the heavens opened. The rainstorm that took place over the course of the next hour was fierce – I was glad to reach Park Lime … Continue reading

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