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My geograph apprenticeship on the Shotley peninsula

102 months ago
Fields near the end of the day
The first time I visited the Shotley Peninsula was in 2009, where, after a visit to Arger Fen Photo, I followed (by car) the north side of the Stour to the sea. After a walk along the Stour near Holbrook Photo I decided to that this was an area that needed exploring. I was already taking pictures of landscapes, mostly woodland and coast, when I encountered geograph a couple of years before I joined in May 2011. I had a small Sony compact and a nokia phone with a crude map,...
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Patience after Sebald - Film on walks in Suffolk

103 months ago
Once many trees lived here
Currently under doctor's orders to rest a damaged ankle I have been unable to spend my time walking and photographing in East Anglia, however I had a chance at the weekend to explore the Suffolk Coast of my childhood vicariously via the medium of film, seen at the ICA in London. The film is "Patience (After Sebald)" LinkExternal link by Grant Gee based on the book "The Rings of Saturn" by the late Norwich based German writer...
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Been Busy

111 months ago
Saxstead Green Postmill
Sorry for a lack of blogs, I have been very busy having submitted 513 pictures since my last blog. Thanks to the excellent weather the list of targets has many more black crossings out. First of all was a geology trip out to Edale on the 19th April, this was to examine the south Pennine Orefield. An early train was caught to Sheffield before a change onto a local service. From Edale station I hiked over Hollin's cross to Odin mine (lead) before heading onto Castleton. In the town I tried to...
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Oh no another mill.....

114 months ago
Garboldisham Post Mill - External View
I'm afraid so, after two weeks of exams consisting of practically my whole two year A level squeezed into 10 weeks I was mentally exhausted. Mum asked me to come home for 6 days before the new term starts. So I booked tickets back home to Norwich. At Peterborough my train was delayed by 20 minutes so I took out my camera and photographed a few freights. Even a class 37 diesel on a special move to Norwich. PhotoPhotoPhoto Thursday was spent resting and watching TV...
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