The House That Fell Into The Sea

Living on my part of the North Wales Coast as I do, I'm blessed with miles of sandy beach from Talacre in the east to Rhyl in the west. The beaches are wide and from a photographers point of view pretty boring apart from the groynes which are there to break up wave action. I've... Continue Reading →

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Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!

I should be out taking photographs. Instead I'm sitting in a factory outlet cafe waiting for "She Who Must Be Obeyed " Couple of weeks back I tore the tendon in my ankle and it's just not healing. I start to think it's ok then I do something strenuous and I'm back to square one... Continue Reading →

What Should I Do?

For some time now I have been thinking about the way I write posts for Say It With A Camera. Last year when i was in Japan I published a series of daily posts with just one photograph and these were very popular amongst readers. Now I'm not thinking of publishing a post every day,... Continue Reading →

Out And About

The plan for Thursday was to head into Snowdonia to photograph the Devils Kitchen at the top of Cwm Idwal. But the "best laid plans of mice and men often go awry" or as Rabbie Burns put it “The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley.” Thursday saw me having to... Continue Reading →

Let’s Get Together

Wednesday evening saw me at Greenfield Valley Heritage Park along with members of Prestatyn Camera Club for a club night out taking photographs or the ruined abbey and ruined buildings. The park is approximately 70 acres of woodland – there are lakes, streams, monuments, historic factories situated around the park, lots of photo opportunities and... Continue Reading →

D-Day 6th June 1944

This morning saw me on the beach at Rhyl to photograph preparations for a special commemoration marking the 75th anniversary of the allied landings in Normandy. The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and... Continue Reading →

I Should Have Got There Early

Spur of the moment decision but I decided to head to Bodnant Gardens this morning before the flowers in the Laburnum Arch decay. By the time I walked the dogs it was 10am before I set off. Bodnant opens at 9am. It's only a short drive away but by the time I got there I... Continue Reading →

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