Category Archives: Landscapes

Autumn Colours

Earlier this week we made a brief visit to Polesden Lacey, a National Trust property not far from Guildford. This image was taken from the Terrace looking across to an expanse of woodland. What an unexpected treat for the eyes … Continue reading

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Woodland

Today’s headline image is unusual for me as it takes in a broad sweep of woodland – not my normal approach to this environment. This image was taken yesterday on a visit to our local Nature Reserve – a five-minute … Continue reading

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The Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters is the name given to an iconic, undulating line of chalk cliffs stretching for about two miles westwards from the Birling Gap to Cuckmere Haven on the South East coast of  England. They form part of the South Downs Country … Continue reading

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Walking the Watercourse

Water levels in our local stream, along which I walk on a daily basis, have been low for several weeks after a prolonged spell of dry weather. Yesterday I put on knee-length Wellington boots and waded into the stream, camera … Continue reading

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Halnaker Hollow Way Part 2

This is a follow-up post to my previous post about the Halnaker Hollow Way. I mentioned how my initial expectations were disappointing but I did not go into any detail of exactly what I meant. Partly, the colours were less … Continue reading

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Halnaker Hollow Way

A year ago, shortly before we moved south into West Sussex we spotted an image in The Times newspaper of an old Roman Road at Halnaker near Chichester in its Autumn colours. The image was dramatic and exciting. I cut … Continue reading

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Leith Hill re-visited

A third visit to Leith Hill on another fine day and as ever my eye was drawn to the coniferous trees that populate the flattish summit of the hill like sentinels. Regular readers may remember the two previous visits at … Continue reading

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Fallen

I found this tree in an exposed location high up on the South Downs at a popular viewpoint known as Devil’s Dyke. John Constable the well-known Landscape Painter described this place as ‘the grandest view in the world’. Certainly there … Continue reading

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Becoming Familiar_2

A few weeks ago I posted an inverted image of a tree that I pass on my daily walk to buy the newspaper and in that Post (click here to view it) I wrote: ‘There will be other images of … Continue reading

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A perfect winter’s day

Our first visit to Leith Hill was in thick mist a few days after Christmas – click here to view that post. There was no view that day and the nearby trees loomed atmospherically – a slice of the landscape … Continue reading

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