Tag Archives: West Midlands

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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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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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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Riddian Bridge

Tu Approaching Riddian Bridge, a photo by Stevie378 on Flickr. The Rushall canal is a big favourite of mine when I’m out on foot ( although I tend to avoid the Daw End to Longwood section when cycling, as the … 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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Lots Of Canals . . .

Friday 7th June 2013 . . . . A great cycle ride today – 50+ miles, taking in some of the most scenic stretches of canal in the West Midlands. The weather couldn’t have been better. I’d have liked to … Continue reading

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