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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 08 Mar 2021, 18:09

Still 1989, mostly early autumn late summer: lurking in London in Part one and out and about around Bristol and the Forest of Dean after that

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The Tide is High
Lapping the Embankment

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Zoo Mist
From Primrose Hill, Regent's Park Zoo in Foreground

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Icons
From London Bridge

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Under Construction
North bank East of London Bridge before the Walkie Talkie, Cheese grater, Gherkin and others built. Spire of St Dunstans still visible among the cranes

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Canyons
Another Wren church buried, NatWest building behind

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Postby Rayge » 08 Mar 2021, 18:16

Part Two
Off to the South-west

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Comfy?
Snoozy Tallulah

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Lapcat
Pussa the ancient asleep on Chip's legs

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Cat Hotel

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Sniffable
Sally in dog heaven - the Forest of Dean

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Lakeside
May actualy be a hammer pond.

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Trail

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Postby Rayge » 08 Mar 2021, 18:19

Part three

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Fun Guys

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Best Girl

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Bracken Bridge

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On the Waterfront

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Long View

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England
The Forest is West of the Severn, officially in Wales. On the way home, we drove along the high ground looking out across the Severn Valley

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Postby Rayge » 08 Mar 2021, 18:21

Part Four

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The Malvern Hills

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Chestnut Mare

At the Mad Hatter's Cafe. Great place to get tea; quirky, indeed trippy, as all get-out. I wish I could remember the name of the village
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Dresser

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Mine Host

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Tea for Four

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Postby Rayge » 08 Mar 2021, 18:21

Part Five
Maybe that same day, maybe later, on the English side of the Estuary
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Pylon

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Bay Area

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Severn Bridge

And back in Bristol
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Balloon

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Sumac

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Postby Rayge » 16 Mar 2021, 00:23

A short and sudden sojourn in 2021, with a few from last month, which was as sodden and gloomy as February usually is in south-west England, and also pretty damn cold. And both my cameras were playing silly buggers (get your excuses in early, lad)

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Wild Weir

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Blue Sky Sinking

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Grouper

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There Used to Be a Path

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Housing Crisis

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Outnumbered

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Postby Rayge » 16 Mar 2021, 00:23

Part Two

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WitchHazel

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Laughing Buddah

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Part Company

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Whirls Within Whorls

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Chips

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 16 Mar 2021, 00:25

Part Three

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Write Your Own Caption

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The Brown Stuff

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Beached Egret

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Mackerel Sky

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Meadowlands

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Bursting with Joy

Next up, the last days of Feb and back to ’89
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 23 Mar 2021, 20:14

First finish February, then a few from 1989.

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Times Past

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Let's Pretend

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Lunch

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Portal

At this point, the zoom on my camera stopped functioning
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Wet Way

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Gaps

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Lock

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Postby Rayge » 23 Mar 2021, 20:18

Part Two
And a right jumble from 1989

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Mango Sundown
Sunset at Mangotsfield Common

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Eh?
Corbel in a church I can't place

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Time

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Street Life

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Patience

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Windsor Knot

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Postby Rayge » 23 Mar 2021, 20:20

Part Three

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Lamplight
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Scatter
Finally got myself set up at my new apartments in Belsize Road

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Kitchen

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Gunship Diplomacy

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St Dunstan's
Wren church spire (which inspired that of the parish church in Faversham, where I lived for four years in the early 1970s) dwarfed by new builds downstream of London Bridge

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Monument
Column marking the start point of the Great Fire of 1665

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Postby Rayge » 23 Mar 2021, 20:22

Part Four

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Reflected Glory
More old and new in the City of London

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Complimentary
The only international I ever attended, a freebie for sub-editing a book on tactics for Charles someone-or-other, an FA bigwig and promoter of Direct Play, which was based on a complete misunderstanding of statistics. Didn't have the heart to point that out, just got on with it.

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Daylight
Sobering to thing that, 30+ years on, I still have everything in that picture (including the hibiscus!) save for that rather handsome frosted glass vase.

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Cote D'Azur

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Tropical Hot Dog Night

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Wow, Man, the Textures

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 25 Mar 2021, 23:38

A few more from 1989, since I'm at a loose end

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Ripped Revelation

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Sage Advice
For those hard of reading - Keep of drugs – stick to acid

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Golden Geese (and other floating fowl)

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Hail to the Chief

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The Illuminati Woz Ere

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Sally

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Postby Rayge » 25 Mar 2021, 23:40

Part Two

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Biorigami

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Pigeon Post

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Crucible

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Beasts

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Belsize Road

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Bustered
The humiliation of Pussa

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Apr 2021, 20:04

Oh well, not that soon, then. Still in 1989, autumn definitely, and a visit to Weston-Super-Mare, or more specifically Birnbeck Pier, north of the harbour

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Southward

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Wobble

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Two Piers
The pleasure pier, which burned down sometime in the late Nineties or early Noughties, in the distance on the right

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Brean Down and Rock Pool

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Decay

Back to London for a bit
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Dragon

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Tiger

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Postby Rayge » 04 Apr 2021, 20:05

Part Two
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Cut

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Reg

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Urban Sunset

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Likewise - in the Park

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Chimney Pots

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Postby Rayge » 04 Apr 2021, 20:07

Part Three
Down Memory Lane (other streets are available) in Tottenham

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Freeholb for Sale
Used to play chess with a kid who lived over and behind this shop. He was a lot better at it than I was

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Barrier
Used to walk to school along here: blocked off now by a socking great leisure centre built across Clyde Road

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Bruce Castle

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Ramifications
Bruce Castle Park

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View from My Seat
Season ticket seat at White Hart Lane

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East Stand

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Lights On
Spurs vs Derby County

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Postby Rayge » 04 Apr 2021, 20:10

Part Four
London from 1989, but otherwise displaced in time
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Reg Again
Loved those sunglasses. Originally came with flashing lights, but that did not last long

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Deco
Kilburn High Road

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Striding Out

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Elephant House
In Regents Park Zoo. The green-roofed thing in the middle distance at the bottom of the hill

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From Primrose Hill

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Viewpoint
Strangers on top of Primrose Hill

Back later this month with more from then, and some from last month
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 22 Apr 2021, 20:42

Oof, it's been a while, sorry. A few from 1989, then some from last month.
It's autumn going on winter in ’89, life still split between London and the West Country

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Bench
Regent's Park

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Feeding Time

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Tower

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Frozen

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Mosque

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Winter Light

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Postby Rayge » 22 Apr 2021, 20:46

Part Two

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Zoo
Snowden Aviary and Mappin Terraces in the mist

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Jaunty
Complete Stranger on Primrose Hill

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Property Dispute
Sal lays claim to some dog treasure on the beach at Weston-Super-Mare

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Grand

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Diggin for Worms

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Mango Sunset

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