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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 20 Jan 2022, 18:12

Part Two

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I'm a Sumac

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Maple Walk

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Lacks Haywain

Meanwhile, in the garden
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Schizostylus

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Viburnum

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Pan and Cardoon

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 20 Jan 2022, 18:19

Part Three
Off to the Quantocks with Herself and Terrier on 3 November
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Glastonbury Tor

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Across the Channel
Bristol Channel that is: Hinkley Point nuclear station in the foreground, Steep Holm in the water, The Sugar Loaf near Abergavenny on the horizon

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To the Woods!

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Colonies

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Pool

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Et in Arcadia...

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Postby Rayge » 20 Jan 2022, 18:21

Part 4
Still on the Quantocks

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Drink Break

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Mad Bugger
The golden lab came out of nowhere, ran around in circles for a minute or two, then headed off whence he came.

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Somerset Stretch

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Old

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The Way Back

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Westward Ho!

Back soon with more, but right now, dinner to cook.
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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 25 Jan 2022, 19:08

Oops. Still, it was a very good dinner. Still, early November, starting in the park by Kingston Stream

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Formality (with golden retriever)

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Wellsprings
That's the name of the house, nothing more arcane than that

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Tiny Dragon??
Anybody there got a clue what this might be? That's lavender it is on. About 1.5cm tip to tail

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Hanging On
I know I keep posting pictures of this area, but I walk down there two or three times a week with Himself, and it just keeps looking gorgeous.

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Bandstand

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Going Over

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 25 Jan 2022, 19:10

Part 2
Something for the dendrophiles
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Peak Maple

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Green and Gold

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Swallow
The Brick Tree devours its prey

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Copious Weeping

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Jigsaw Possibilities

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Postby Rayge » 25 Jan 2022, 19:11

Part Three

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Emerging

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Teazel Heads in Gypsy Lane

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This Way!

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Once Was Tack Shop

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Butter

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The Goon Squad

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 25 Jan 2022, 19:12

Part Four

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Well, Maybe This is Peak Maple...

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...Even This

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Litter

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Weirside

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Paging Chicken Lickin

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Got a Problem, John?
Seems last year's cygnets have won whatvever the watery equivalent of a turf war is, and have dislodged the mallards from 'the feeding the ducks' steps...

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 25 Jan 2022, 19:14

Part Five

...moving on a couple of days
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Still There

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Another Possible Jigsaw

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It Just Keeps Getting Better

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These Boots Were Made for Paddlin'

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Orange Explosion

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Provocation

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 25 Jan 2022, 19:14

Part Six

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By Taunton Green

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Corkscrew Lane

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Tangled Up in Bronze

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The Way to Gypsy Lane

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Abyssinian Sword Lily
No, really, that's what it's called. Wasn't expecting it to turn up in the garden in November, but there you go

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Go Moan for Man

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:00

Still in November, still wandering around Taunton with Scrap, still more than half in love with the persisting colour and, well, stillness of the season

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Andmoreagain

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Weir'd

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Ineluctable Modality of the Visible

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Strollers

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Recently Halloween

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Conspiracy Theory
The hoardings around the brownfield site on Tangier Way are regularly updated

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:02

Part Two

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Swirl

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Ancient and Modernist

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Avenue
Wilton Lands

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Splash
Vivary Park

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Mistletoe

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Sunlight

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:03

Part Three
Still in Vivary Park
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Bandit

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102 Years On

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Orange & Lemon @ Birch & Linden

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Everyone's a Critic

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Nekkid Sumac
All leaves down

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Caged

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:05

Part 4

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Precarious Perch
That tabby makes a habit of using the pipe taking mains gas over the Tone as a bridge, but this is the first time I've seen it sitting there.

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Vertigo I

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Vertigo II
Accidental wrong setting on the camera, but I rather like the effect

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Lines of Communication

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Blues Manoeuver

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We Know Our Place

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Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:06

Part 5

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OMG a Visitor!
Phil and BB pop in on their way back from London for a socially distanced coffee

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OMG Another Visitor!
Spotted this sparrowhawk perched on a roofridge a couple of houses down

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Passage

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Chip Lane

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Life During Wartime

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:07

Part 6

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Friction

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Looking for Herring in All the Wrong Places

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Cognitive Dissonance

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Aslant

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Bench

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Downward Dog

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Re: Ray's Photos

Postby Rayge » 04 Feb 2022, 18:09

Part 7

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Their Lookoout

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Streaming

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Close Encounter
For once, no need for wobbly telephoto shots as the egret turns up just 100 yards down my road.

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Them Again

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Bridging

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Balancing Act

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Rainbow Descending a Staircase


That's it for November. Took fewer pictures in the next couple of months combined: hope to be back soon with some of them.
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Postby Rayge » 19 Feb 2022, 16:35

December in Somerset...

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White

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Hanging On
Autumn still in the house

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Sunset
Used to be that sunsets were my favoourite subject, to the extent that I attempted to construct a taxonomy of them. Here's a rare return in my back garden - never could resist a Ragged Ladder

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Autumn Soup

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Well Laid
Hedging on Longrun Meadow

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Postby Rayge » 19 Feb 2022, 16:36

Part Two

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Last
Blue background is sports courts in Taunton School

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Bundle!

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...And Relax

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Uh-Oh

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Clown Shoes

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To the Woods!

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Postby Rayge » 19 Feb 2022, 16:37

Part Three

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Mooro on the Move

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Rhythm

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Narcissism
tbf, he wasn't looking in the mirror so much as responding to wind noises from the chimney

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Don't Worry, Be Happy

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Go for Gold!

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Bricking It

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Postby Rayge » 19 Feb 2022, 16:38

Part 4

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Down River

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Passion Spent

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Faking It

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We Never Close!

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Bricking It

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Wheels

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