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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 27 Aug 2019, 19:54

The middle of June and I'm back in Devon

To start with, a rare sight these days, at least in this part of the world, a poppy field

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Come to Papaver...

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New Corn

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Market Day

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Hatched

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 27 Aug 2019, 19:55

Part Two
Back to the garden, which, I learned today, my former landlady plans to have ripped out, and to charge me £3,000 to do so.
May the duplicitous cunt and her attack dog agent die screaming, and soon

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Knautia but Nice

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Sweep

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They'll Be Filling These In

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Buddha Says Bye-Bye, Lilies

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Triumph of the Ox-Eyes

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What the Best-Dressed Fox is Wearing

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Phyllis Bede

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I Could Cry
In fact, I am crying

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 29 Aug 2019, 20:35

Back in Taunton, last week or so of June

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Ontogeny Replicates Phylogeny
These guys, about half an inch long, live in the 'pond' - more a puddle, really – in our new back yard, soon to be garden

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Waiting at the Gate
Went out on an explore with the boy to Bishop's Lydeard, a few miles north-west, and the terminus of the West Somerset Railway. The gate is the one from the platforms to the road

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Two-Tone Tower
Red sandstone and golden Ham HIll limestone used to good effect

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Blue Bible Stories

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Space Invaders

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Complexity
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 29 Aug 2019, 20:40

Part Two, moving right along

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Track

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The Far Side

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Redwood

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A View of Green Land

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Co-operation

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Guardian

back soon I hope
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Sep 2019, 21:31

Right, continuing on the walk above and closing in on the end of June

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Pool

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Gables and Crenellations

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Time Capsule
Bishops Lydeard station

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Jasper
At last, a decent painter and decorator

Out again exploring the very next day
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Approaching the French Weir

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Blue Falls

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The Weir

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Sep 2019, 21:32

Part Two

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Chip Lane,

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And Again

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Tone Tones

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The Bridge to the Green

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Hedera in Excelsis

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Landmarks
The floodlights of the County Cricket Ground can be seen from all round the town

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One Can, One Leaf
The Mill Stream in Goodland Gardens

Will finish off June next time
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 05 Sep 2019, 20:31

The end of June this year, exploring Taunton with The Scrap

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Where's Nellie
The Old Mill Stream in Goodland Gardens

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Pout

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Welcome to Taunton

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The Frieze Hill Bridge

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Two Views of Chip Lane

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 05 Sep 2019, 20:32

Part Two
Briefly back in Sandford for the start of July, then return to Taunton

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The Linch

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Wheels
St David's Station, Exeter

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Dentils
as above

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Bears' Breeches
AKA Acanthus

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Hocks
Had to leave mine all behind, sadly

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Opportunists

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Manor

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Cottage
both the above in Netherclay

More from July as soon as I can.
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 07 Sep 2019, 20:36

Back in July, spending time at the new house and going exploring round and about with himself. In part one, continuing where left off yesterday, finding a new path by the Tone

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Venturing

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Same Old..

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...Something New
A lurking grey heron

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Longrun Meadow

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Caption According to Taste

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 07 Sep 2019, 20:39

Part Two
Is the following day, and off again, this time eastwards

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Procrastination

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Resignation
Scrap gets comfy

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Roll-ups

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Pond

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Woof?

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50 Million Years

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Boo!

More tomorrow (maybe)
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 09 Sep 2019, 20:24

Continuing in early July in Taunton

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Cycleway

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Fast running

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Trolley Park

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Glide

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Cob and Pen

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Blue

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 09 Sep 2019, 20:25

Part Two
Back in Devon

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Farewell

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Proper Gnarly

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New Stick in Town

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Dock

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Fascination

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Fascinating?
A lone water boatman in the trough

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Cute

soon come
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 14 Sep 2019, 21:04

It's the second week of July, and we're back in Sandford.

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Triumph
He has a great talent for finding tennis balls, or indeed any balls thrown for other dogs and lost: found two on one walk just last week.

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Lupins

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Out Front

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Gotcha
Emperor dragonfly

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Resting

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In the Shallows

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 14 Sep 2019, 21:05

Part Two

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Blue Desmoiselle

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Close-up

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Last Stand

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Canalside
Back in Taunton

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Gull Falls
Didn't even see the heron until I got the picture up on screen...

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One Leg
or here

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 14 Sep 2019, 21:06

Part Three
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Proper Wet
By Firepool Weir

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The Summer Game
Somerset vs Notts

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Twin Towers

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Random Acanthus

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New Hat

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Race

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 17 Sep 2019, 20:53

More jolly japes as I explore some more in Taunton towards the middle of July.

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Let Me At It

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Engineering

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Castle Museum

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Masonic Code

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Waiting
What for, I haven't a clue

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Urban

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 17 Sep 2019, 20:55

Part Two

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Parklife

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Long Gone, but the Tiles Remain

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Little Guy
Not a great photo by any yardstick, giving that it was a moonless night but so thrilled to see a live hedgehog - never saw one when I was in the country - just round the back of the new house

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I Can Take It or Leave It

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Hot Day

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Summited
Cyclist has a rest on a haystack on Roughmoor Common

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 17 Sep 2019, 20:57

Part Three

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There Must Be a Pony

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In His Element
Or, more accurately, just out of the canal in French Weir Park

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The Weirdness Tree

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Downriver

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The Big House
Wee, two houses actually. But certainly big, and 200m away off our street (there's posh)

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Covet
Their drive is bigger than my new garden

next time, back in Devon
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 23 Sep 2019, 20:43

Still in the middle-ish of July, back to Devon for a few days in my shuttle between two houses, neither of which offered many of my preferred comforts of home at this point

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Lucifer Triumphant

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Local Service

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Looking Back

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Memory

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Et in Arcadia
Starkly dead tree in the field at Thornhedges Corner

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Cutting Silage

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 23 Sep 2019, 20:46

Part Two
Continuing
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Stark

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Snack

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Stretch

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Untramelled

back in Somerset now (not that you could tell from the first two or three
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Eye-Level

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Nice Pads

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