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Getting dry…

Another visit to the rather damp Hidcote Manor – the lighting conditions were near perfect with a flat light and plenty of rain drops.

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First run through of Hidcote images

If you are interested in gardening and garden design then if you get the chance a visit to Hidcote manor just south of Stratford upon Avon is well worth the trip.

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Dandelion Clock

Oh for long lost days of childhood innocence when the worst thing you had to worry about was how many puffs would it take to blow all the seeds from the dandelion clock.  Walking through the gardens at Calke Abbey … Continue reading

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Tea Break

On the way home from London yesterday we stopped off at Canons Ashby in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside for a cup of tea and a piece of cake.  Simple things are sometimes the best.

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One way ticket to a mad man

One of the joys (?) of photography is that you have to work with the available light.   Yes you can enhance things in post production but without really good light you start to struggle.  Yesterday at Stowe garden was … Continue reading

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Winter sun

In an attempt to purge my system of all the political nonsense floating around this at the moment we visited the most political landscape in Britain – Stowe in Buckinghamshire – short of a busman’s holiday.

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Walking through the woods

Winter is coming The last few days of Autumn have felt like winter yet the first day of Winter was in comparison quite mild.   One of the joys of living in this part of England is that we can … Continue reading

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