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Short-lived…

I have mentioned in the past that I have several aquariums, and with that, lots of fish. On Saturday I bought two Tiger Hillstream Loaches. However, on Sunday, both were dead, no reason for this as my water was perfect, all filters were working, the water was fully oxygenated, and there are no diseases present,…

Spring

Spring is slowly turning into summer here on the 54th parallel north, I wonder how it is in Unalaska Island who is on the same degree of latitude as us. We may not have the sprawling majesty of Alaska but our lake is looking very pretty right now. All the wild growth around it is…

Delamere Hike…

This weekend I decided to go hiking in Cheshire around Delamere Forest. It is a lovely part of the country, and although it is thought to be flat due to all the wetlands and lakes it is far from it. A beautiful day, the sun was blazing and we had temperatures of 16c, which for…

In Search Of Heathcliff

Yes, that one… Today we went to Penistone Hill in Yorkshire to do our Bronte walk. The sun was out, and although it is still winter here it was a glorious day with highs of 13c. I parked 1.4 miles away from the Bronte Parsonage and headed towards Bronte Bridge and Falls. I had not…

Baking with Chairman Mao

I love to bake. I mean bake anything. There is just something so satisfying about the whole process.  I did make sourdough bread last weekend, but to be honest, it was a bit crap, however, that will not put me off, and I will keep going until I get it right.  The instructions for the…

Here There Be Giants…

Thursday saw the arrival of The Giants in our city (Liverpool) along with over 1.3 million visitors to see them.  Liverpool is quite a wonderland, and we have many odd and wonderful things to see here.  This is the third time The Giants have visited, alas, it will be the last.  The city was littered…

Four Starlings…

A good few years ago M had gone back to Ireland for a month to see his parents and I had stayed at home.  One Saturday I decided to go to Liverpool to take photographs of architecture and general life.  Liverpool is a pool of things to see everywhere you turn.  So, lunch time came…

Photograph The World…

A few years ago I decided to play about with making my own photograph worlds.  The first one is just outside Kendal in the Lake District, the second my take on a water world, which happens to be Lake Coniston, also in the Lake District.   mini worldphotographywater world