Recent Photos

 

Tomb of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, Batalha, Portugal

Santallana, Portugal

Bom Jesus, Portugal

Banksy? Porto

Pinhao station, Portugal

St Pedro de Moel, Portugal

After Charlotte & Paul's return from honeymoon in Kenya, & our return fron from Switzerland, we took some more pics - informal and fun shots - at Shaftesbury, Lyme Regis & Burton Bradstock. Here is a small selection Charlotte and Paul Wedding 2011-1801 Gold Hill.jpg (437635 bytes)

Gold Hill Shaftesbury

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Park walk Shaftesbury

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Park walk Shaftesbury

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Park walk Shaftesbury

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Pine Walk Shaftesbury

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Led down the garden path?

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Park Walk Shaftesbury

 

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Park Walk Shaftesbury

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Park Walk Shaftesbury

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Park Walk Shaftesbury

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Tout Hill Shaftesbury

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Garden

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Garden

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Garden

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis

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Lyme Regis

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Lyme Regis

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Burton Bradstock

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Burton Bradstock

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Burton Bradstock

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Signing the register, Town Hall Shaftesbury

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Gold Hill, Shaftesbury

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Park Walk, Shaftesbury

Charlotte & Paul Wedding, 28th May 2011

see link on the left for more pics

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Park Walk Shaftesbury Dec 2010

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Park Walk Shaftesbury Dec 2010
(I never tire of this view)

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Gold Hill Shaftesbury. Nov 2010
This view is dramatically different at different times of day, weather, season.

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Rosemary 60th, Stinsford Aug 2010

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Rosemary 60th, Dorchester, Aug 2010

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Charlotte - Austrian Ironman finisher

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Paul - Austrian Ironman finisher

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Paul, Rob, Charlotte, Smudge, Rosemary & Kylie Easter 2010

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Brockenhurst May 2010

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Kinderdijk May 2010

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Patterdale Mar 2010

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Catbells Mar 2010

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mating frogs Keswick Mar 2010

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Harnham water meadows being drowned, Salisbury Feb 2010

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Surprising find in woods at Motcombe Feb 201

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Sherborne Castle Jan 2010

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Gold Hill  Jan 2010

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St James Shaftesbury  Jan 2010

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St James  Jan 2010

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"Smudge" Apr 2009

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Family on the stump Apr 2009

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Our tree comes down Apr 2009

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Exmoor Apr 2009

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"Nomadic Starr" Mar 2009

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hare, from canal Mar 2009

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Palace of Westminster Mar 2009

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Wemouth - also Feb 2009! 

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Gold Hill Shaftesbury Feb 2009

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Park Walk Shaftesbury Feb 2009

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Feb 2009 snowed in 

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Constable's view of Salisbury cathedral Jan 2009

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Woods above Stourhead Jan 2009

Dec 08 MSc (in Flood Risk) graduation, Plymouth 

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The family 

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celebration 

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Rob & Kylie 

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Rob 

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May 2008, Lake District (A WHOLE fortnight with no rain!)

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bridge below Shap 

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Rosemary 

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On top of Helvellyn, having climbed Swirrel Edge 

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view 

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Catbells 

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view from Catbells

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dappled sunlight on a drystone wall

 

May 2008, Catherine & Hayley Wedding

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The happy brides 

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and bridesmaids 

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married couple 

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Catherine & Hayley 

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Full group 

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glancing sunlight 

 

April 2008, Mid and North Wales

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Curious piglet

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New Quay, 

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Aberaeron, 

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Caernafon, 

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Barmouth, 

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Portmeirion, 

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Portmeirion

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Portmeirion

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One of these is a bronze age standing stone, Snowdonia

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Aberporth

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Near Aberporth

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Powis Castle

 

March 2008, Bath, Plymouth

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The Circus, Bath

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The Circus, Bath

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Royal Crescent, Bath

 

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Cotehele, Devon

 

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Cotehele, Devon

 

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Cotehele, Devon

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Plymouth Sound

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Plymouth Hoe

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Plymouth Hoe

February 2008

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Chichester Cathedral, Sussex

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Chichester Cathedral, Sussex

 

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Chichester Cathedral, Sussex

 

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Dillington, Somerset

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Dungeness, Sussex

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Classic Airstream, Dungeness

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Portsmouth Dockyard

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Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth

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Spice Island, Old Portsmouth

 

July 2007 Butterfly Farm

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July 2007 Bobby's graduation, (BEng in Civil & Coastal Engineering, University of Plymouth)

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On Plymouth Hoe

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Charlotte is also a Plymouth graduate

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Smeaton's Tower in background, the first successful Eddystone lighthouse

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a riot of colour

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fellow civil engineers

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The formal photo

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On the way home. Perhaps the rainbow at the end of the road is symbolic?

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The family back home, and me in a suit!

July 2007 The New Forest

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Seen in Lyndhurst

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New Forest ponies

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April 2007, 60th birthday celebrations, & Peterborough cathedral

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Charlotte returns from 4 months in the far east

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The Pump Rooms, Bath, my 60th birthday

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Rosemary & Andy, Bath

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Preparing for a walk in the Brecon Beacons

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from Perth-y-Pia holiday cottage

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Brecon views

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summit of Sugarloaf

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summit of Table Mountain

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Bobby & Andy afterwards

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Paul & Charlotte

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Andy & Brian

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my birthday cake

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"A bird in the hand ...."

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Rhiannon & Linda

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Rosemary & Andy

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The Perth-y-Pia party

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Tomb of Katherine of Aragon

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Peterborough cathedral

March 2007 Bath, London, Dorset sunset, retirement

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Bath

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One of the world's oldest postboxes still in use, Bath

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Canal tunnel, Bath

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Bath

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"Prospect of Whitby", a famous old pub on the Thames in London's East End

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Another Thames pub, and where pirates were hanged

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Tower Bridge

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My final commute into Basingstoke (almost) in the cab of Class 159 Turbo. Thanks to Gary Shafto, Signals manager Salisbury

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Amazing sunset between Gillingham and Shaftesbury

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My last day

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29th March

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Feb 2007 British Museum, London

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British Museum Reading Room

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Egyptian gallery

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Egyptian Galley

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Egyptian gallery

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Egyptian gallery

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The Rosetta stone

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Parthenon gallery

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Elgin marbles

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Carnaby Street