Tag Archives: outdoors

Given the bird

Skiing finished now.  I survived relatively intact.  Tomorrow I’ll post impressions of Whistler but this is just a very brief note to correct a mistake In the last post on the blog I included photos of a bird which I … Continue reading

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Rambling through 2012, a year in pictures: Part 2, Greece

The task of selecting a bakers’ dozen of images from the hundreds I took in Greece this summer was more daunting than choosing those for Wales.  This is partly because many of the places I went were new to me … Continue reading

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Winter colour

As forecast and commented in this blog, winter has finally arrived in South Wales (that’s Old South Wales, not the state in Australia where it’s now coming into summer).  Temperatures over the last two nights have dropped below zero.  Not … Continue reading

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November Daily Blog 8: waterfalls and footpaths.

The sky was mostly blue when I got up on Thursday.  The sun was showing red through a narrow slit between the hill on the opposite side of the Valley and a band of cloud.  The forecast was for a … Continue reading

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Just add sunshine: gardens, cacti, thistles, Brecon Beacons, trig points.

Summers in Grey Britain aren’t as hot and sunny as they used to be.  Or are they? Is it that the pattern of summer has changed or it just that our memory of the past is coloured by a good … Continue reading

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