Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Rutting Season

10:00 I’m in Dinefwr Park again, but this is an extra day. I’ve no volunteering jobs to do and can devote the whole day to getting the shot I promised myself. The shot? This goes right back to the reason … Continue reading

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A Good Day’s Rutting!

“Oh the rising of the sun and the running of the deer”. This was the tune running through my head yesterday as I began my pre-dawn attempt to observe and photograph the rut. (As an aside, this ancient carol “The … Continue reading

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Immigrants versus Natives

For the first time yesterday, my volunteer day at Dinefwr deer park, Llandeilo, I was able to spend some time in the newly rebuilt Castle Woods Hide at the southern end of the park. The resident mallards and coots had … Continue reading

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Genoa: the noise, the dirt and the splendour

We arrived by train on Sunday, and it took a long time to find a toilet, which then charged us I euro each. How I miss the old French style pissoire: a simple shelter, a modicum of privacy, zero-carbon and … Continue reading

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Florence re-evaluated

I like to record my first impressions of places and people. These are quite literally prejudices – pre-judgements. With more knowledge I can revise my opinions, so here is the way I see Florence after a week as a tourist. … Continue reading

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