Waiting For “The Scotsman”

The famous Flying Scotsman steam train will be passing through Prestatyn on its way to Holyhead. Doesn't happen very often so rail enthusiasts are starting to gather to get that elusive photograph. We're passing messages on it's progress

Feral Goats In Dinorwic

Sometimes you just get lucky. I haven't written anything to Say It With A Camera in weeks. Just no interest in blogging. But today I got lucky and found the goats down on the lower slopes, just minding their own business. Too good an opportunity not to share. Have I got the will to start... Continue Reading →

Track Day at Trac Mon, Anglesey

As well as the beautiful National Park and coastline within my doorstep, I'm also lucky to have a several nature reserves and a race track within easy car distance of my house. With two big cities nearby I'm also sorted for street photography. But this week I'm going to show you some photographs from Trac... Continue Reading →

Shukkei-en Garden

After the overcrowded gardens of Kyoto it was really nice to visit somewhere peaceful and quiet, yet right in the heart of the city of Hiroshima. Shukkei-en Garden has a history dating back to 1620 when an expert in the construction of Japanese gardens was brought in from Kyoto by the seventh lord of the... Continue Reading →

Big In Japan

Today finds me on the inland sea. I'm on the ferry from Matsuyama back to Hiroshima, a trip of about 2 hours 40 minutes. About is the wrong word to use in Japan when it comes to official times. If they say 2h 40m that's exactly what they mean. Anyway it's big, the Royal Wedding,... Continue Reading →

Fukuya Department Store

The plaque you can see in the photograph shows the store after the A Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. That's the store today on the opposite side of the road. The inscription says that the store was approximately 710 metres from the blast centre but it's construction of steel rods and reinforced concrete meant that... Continue Reading →

Mitaki Temple

OK! So it's hot an oppressive in the city. 29 degrees, the humidity is about 75% and rising because we have had a weather warning for severe thunderstorms tonight. This morning I went to Mitaki Temple, but it's not just a Temple. There are sprawling landscaped gardens and buildings nestled in woodland up the hillside.... Continue Reading →

A Quiet Day, Today

Today I'm having a rest. I've been out and about a lot and needed to attend to essentials, like getting some laundry done. Still on my bucket list to do Visit Kyoto - Sunday The Inland Sea - Thursday Mitaki Temple - Friday Night Photograpy - Saturday That leaves Monday before I fly home. Probably... Continue Reading →

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