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The Coastal Path Goes Hardback!

When I started this blog I never thought my photos would be of particular interest to others, so I am always delighted to be contacted by those who want to use them. In early 2014 I received an email from … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Gets App’d

I was delighted, a few months ago, to be contacted by a very nice person called Amena Ahmed from a company called Pixelwork.  She was helping design a mobile App about the Thames Estuary Path, in conjunction with Essex Council.  … Continue reading

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Return to Grain Tower Part VI – A Last Look Back

As we left Grain Tower I took one last look back. I would like to come back here some day, go to the tower and wait for the tide to come in.  I think that to stay there, totally cut … Continue reading

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Return to Grain Tower Part V – The Chain

In 1914 it was decided to erect a massive floating boom across the mouth of the River Medway.  The intention was to keep enemy ships out of the river and all that it held (including the important Chatham dockyard).  This … Continue reading

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Return to Grain Tower Part IV – The Accommodation Block

The three/four storey accommodation block was added to Grain Tower in World War Two.  It is about as different from the original structure as you can get, for it is rectangular and not round. It stands on concrete stilts which … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Gets Published Again!

Every now and again I get requests from people or companies who want to use my photos for one project or another.  I am chuffed to bits when this happens.  I enjoy photography, but I am little more than a … Continue reading

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71b – Barton on Sea to Highcliffe

As we walked from Barton on Sea into Highcliffe we crossed the county border from Hampshire into Dorset.  Hooray!  I stopped to take a photo for posterity. What is it about bunny ears?  If my pictures aren’t photo-bombed then the … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Gets Printed!

In December 2013 I was thrilled to have one of my photographs published in National Geographic.  Now, having been published, The Coastal Path has also been printed! In April 2013 we took a trip to Paris, where we spent half … Continue reading

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64a – The Spinnaker Tower Part I

On the morning of our 64th walk we decided to depart from routine.  We intended to start at Hayling Island, get the ferry across to Portsmouth and then walk to the Spinnaker Tower.  However, we also wanted to visit the Spinnaker Tower for its … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Pluscarden by Night

I spent a couple of nights in Pluscarden during my most recent trip to Scotland.  To a Londoner, Pluscarden is pretty much in the middle of nowhere.  And because the cottage we stayed at was in a remote part of … Continue reading

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