Monthly Archives: August 2011


Detail of a Union Pacific engine.  The combination of strong colours, peeling paintwork, and tapering horizontals with the single word ‘Union’ drew me to record this particular image rather than the bigger picture of the whole engine.  It was taken at Dobwalls Adventure … Continue reading

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County Gate, Exmoor

County Gate is situated on the Devon/Somerset border at the northern edge of Exmoor.  There used to actually be a gate across the road here (hence the name) but all that remains of that now is the posts.  The views … Continue reading

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Stourhead is an 18th century landscaped garden in Wiltshire now owned by the National Trust.  There are many views over the lake.  This one is from the path leading down from the entrance.

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Long-eared Owl

The Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) is crepuscular and nocturnal.  These owls have a wing-span of up to 98cm.  In the wild it lives in forests, copses and large parks and feeds mainly on voles.  This image was taken at the … Continue reading

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