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Winter walk in East Prawle, Devon

Winter Walk by John Clare

The holly bush, a sober lump of green,
Shines through the leafless shrubs all brown and grey,
And smiles at winter be it eer so keen
With all the leafy luxury of May.

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Black and White Prints

doing a series of almost abstract images of a tiny bit of beach in South Devon, and am fascinated by the shapes and texture, especially late evening..

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Hedgerows full of Wild Flowers here in South Devon

I’m supposed to be on holiday, but I can’t help myself. The weather has been ‘iffy’ and lure of the pub lunch has worn off, but the flowers are beckoning. Just a quick walk around the lanes then

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Fuji X-Pro1 camera test

I have found what I have been looking for! I LOVE the Fuji X-Pro1

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The Man at the Bottom of the Lane..

The landlord’s retreat… East Prawle

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East Prawle Cricket Club

“Personally, I have always looked upon cricket as organized loafing”. East Prawle Cricket Club, summer 2012 photography by Mark Bolton

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East Prawle Jubilee celebrations, 2012

East Prawle Jubilee Fair on Monday – even the sun had his hat on. Old-fashioned swing boats, hit-the-rat, soak-the-rogue, mounds of gorgeous homemade cakes, a tombola and, one of the highlights, a very well attended dog show. See picture of Zippy (that’s the owner) below and his elderly alsatian who romped (limped) home with second prize in the veterans’ class.

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Happy Easter, South Devon Country Lane

East Prawle Country Lane

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Great Mattiscombe beach

Let’s hope that Johnny Depp’s current visits to Great Mattiscombe beach in Devon won’t spoil this gorgeous bit of sand at the end of the world. He’s there filming ‘Dark Shadows’ with Tim Burton at the moment, and the area is buzzing with paparazzi and film fans trying to spot the film star. (I actually got called by a news agency yesterday, asking me to go and do some paparzzi shots of him on the beach….) AS IF! anyway, its a lovely beach, very quiet and remote, and it’s great for a bit of late afternoon sun…

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Seaside garden in Beesands

Beesands is an interesting little village, great mix of ‘real’ people and tourists, a sprinkling of artists and a great ‘English’ cottage garden by the sea..

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