It’s Dark Out There

Llyn Aled is a natural lake located on an isolated part of the Denbigh Moors at an altitude of about 1,227 feet (374 m) above sea level. The Afon Aled, (river) which flows from Llyn Aled was damned in 1938 and this created the Aled Isaf Reservoir. This was were I was going to be based... Continue Reading →

A Walk Round Dinorwic Quarry

I should start by saying there is no way I could walk around the full extent of the quarry. Dinorwic was the second largest slate quarry in Wales, the largest was at Bethseda, just a short distance away. Covering over 700 acres and rising from about 100 metres in staged levels to a height of... Continue Reading →

Saint Baglan’s Church

Situated on the coast, south of Caernarfon the church, and its cemetary, stand like a small island in a field. I'd been planning a visit to this church for some time, but Covid-19 happened. The period between AD 500–700 was known as the age of the saints; during this time monastic settlements were established throughout... Continue Reading →

Where Did That Come From?

On my way home from Llynnau Mymbyr I decided to go via the Ogwen Valley and Nant Ffrancon. It's one of my favourite spots in Snowdonia, easily accessible from the road, but can be remote if you take lesser known routes. Whatever, there's always a good photograph to be had. Generally I won't use the... Continue Reading →

Why Is Everything Yellow?

Wednesday night I was in Rhyl with my local camera club for an informal session down by the harbour and the beach. During the day we had been having on and off thunderstorms and at 7 pm when we were due to meet it was still raining. But according to my weather and cloud app... Continue Reading →

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