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Balloon Fiesta

The four day Bristol Balloon Fiesta celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, but many of the planned activities were hampered or cancelled by bad weather. We arrived early Friday evening to clear skies and high winds.  The mass balloon take-off was reduced to a single, […]


Processions 2018

This year marks 100 years since (some) women were given the right to vote.  In London, Belfast, Edinburgh and Cardiff, thousands of women wearing the suffragette green, white and violet came together to walk through the city streets and celebrate the occasion.    The colours […]

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Those little moments

The weekend just gone was a Bank Holiday filled with typical long weekend activity.   Mowing the lawn, washing the car, doing the laundry.   Amongst the mundane, the big event was a wedding between two lovely ladies, one of who we’ve known for 15 years or […]


Mostly cows…

On a recent visit to Cornwall, we happened upon The annual Stithians Show, one of the largest agricultural shows in the UK and an opportunity for suburbanites to experience a world of cattle grooming, gun dog displays, horse jumping, egg judging, cider sipping and much, much more. […]


Velothon Wales

If you were in South Wales today you were either racing in the Velothon Wales, cursing it for marooning you in your home (all the roads on the 140k circuit were closed), watching it, or photographing it.  It doesn’t take a genius to figure out […]