Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

I’vm very late this week, but I’ve been more interested in the Olympics than blogging.

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Welcome To The Greatest Show On Earth

Welcome to the UK. Welcome to London. Welcome to the greatest show on earth. On Friday night, I and more than 29 million other people in the UK (and more than a billion around the world) sat down to watch … Continue reading

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Rutland Water Walk

Rutland Water, a set on Flickr. The latest Midland Hillwalkers trip was to Rutland Water. It was pretty flat so we had a longer route than usual at 15 miles. The weather was beautiful (I’m very glad I brought the … Continue reading

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2 Days Until The Olympics!

After 6 years of waiting, it’s so close! Competition officially starts today (women’s football kicks off in Cardiff later) but the Opening Ceremony is on Friday evening. I can’t wait to see what we’ve come up with. We can’t hope … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Lots of options for this week’s challenge. Here’s a view of the impressive architecture of the Great Court at the British Museum. They closed it to the elements in a way which ties together the old building and the new.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming

I’m not quite sure what ‘dreaming’ has to do with the content of the challenge, which is long exposures, but never mind. I haven’t really experimented much with long exposures so this is the best I could do. This is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

I knew exactly what to use for this theme. A few weeks ago, I was walking home when I noticed that there was a large race meeting taking place in the cycling track by my house. It turned out that … Continue reading

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30:30:30 Mini “Triathlon” – Challenge Complete

As you may have read, I posted a few months ago about an idea for another physical challenge. This was to complete a mini triathlon of sorts by running, cycling and swimming, one after the other, for 3 half-hour blocks. … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch Relay, a set on Flickr. The Olympic Torch Relay made its way through my town this morning. I had to get up early (for a Sunday) but it was an interesting experience! I am fortunate enough to live … Continue reading

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