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#1268362 - Wed Jul 01 2020 08:16 AM July 2020 - photo-a-day
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#1268403 - Wed Jul 01 2020 06:32 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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It's my Mom's Birthday, everyone knows that. She's 69 today. smile
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#1268510 - Thu Jul 02 2020 07:38 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Happy birthday Mrs Wolf!

I was asked to do a set of photos of Harrow for Wikipedia. Of course the rain arrived just before I did.

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#1268670 - Sat Jul 04 2020 08:23 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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New offices in Harrow

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#1269278 - Sat Jul 11 2020 08:04 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Berry Head, near Brixham, Devon at 1 in the morning... Lovely!

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#1269331 - Sat Jul 11 2020 08:12 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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I found a pair of these today at opposite ends of a road in Northamptonshire, there is a flap covering it when there aren't floods, and when there is you turn it over, and on the other side it says try your brakes. All parts especially the other side are genuine pre-1964 style, the font looks a bit heavy here but must be original as it's all connected and both are the same.



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#1269497 - Mon Jul 13 2020 08:07 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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This is a group of youngsters at Portland Bill yesterday afternoon indulging in what is known as 'Tombstoning'. Some of them were old enough to have known better than to participate in what can be quite a dangerous activity if you don't know (or care) what you're doing... But, we've ALL been there haven't we?

The water at this little inlet is approaching thirty feet deep or thereabouts and yesterday in the beautiful weather we enjoyed here you could easily see the rocky bottom... Marvellous!

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#1269966 - Mon Jul 20 2020 09:51 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Sorry I've been slacking on posting. This is a sunflower. laugh

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#1270002 - Tue Jul 21 2020 04:14 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Lantivet Bay, Cornwall this weekend (Sunday 19th July 2020) taken during a Cornwall VW Owners Club cruise on the south Cornwall coast.

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#1270021 - Tue Jul 21 2020 06:14 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Rainbow the other morning. It lasted for a long time.

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#1270022 - Tue Jul 21 2020 06:26 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) imaged from Dartmoor at close to midnight tonight (21st July 2020)...

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#1270023 - Tue Jul 21 2020 06:45 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Nice one Sisterseagull. Very beautiful.
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#1270024 - Tue Jul 21 2020 08:11 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Another of mine posted for the guess where group.

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#1270126 - Thu Jul 23 2020 04:30 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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A view of the stack known as 'Pulpit Rock' located just a few hundred yards away from the famous lighthouse at Portland Bill, Dorset.

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#1270224 - Sat Jul 25 2020 03:47 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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This is a area by a state park. It gets flooded out bad when it pours. The iron bridge I posted a picture of is around the corner from here.
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#1270230 - Sat Jul 25 2020 07:22 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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A new arena in a nearby park

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#1270254 - Sun Jul 26 2020 09:04 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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Is this Flopsy or Mopsy? I can never tell them apart. laugh

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#1270278 - Mon Jul 27 2020 07:41 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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My little buddy Simon. smile
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#1270279 - Mon Jul 27 2020 08:44 AM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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This is a view of Chesil Beach taken from the high ground above the district of Fortuneswell on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.

Chesil Beach extends from Chesil Cove (on the left and also known locally as Hallelujah Cove) for approximately 18 miles to the harbour at West Bay just a mile or so to the south of the town of Bridport. Chesil Beach forms part of the UNESCO 'Jurassic Coast' and is also one of the very few nesting sites in the UK for the rare Roseate Tern. Interestingly, with experience, you can estimate how far along the bank you might be from the size of the pebbles underfoot. At Chesil Cove the pebbles can reach the size of a large melon whereas at the Bridport (West Bay) end of the bank, the 'pebbles' are only slightly larger than grains of sand.

Of the two areas of water to the right of the bank, the upper is 'The Fleet', a shallow tidal lagoon with an average depth of just over three feet which is home to the popular attraction, the Abbotsbury Swannery and sub-tropical gardens, whilst the lower is Portland Harbour which until quite recently was a major Royal Navy and Fleet Air Arm base and in 2012 was the host venue for the watersports events of the 2012 London Olympics.

People, such as myself, from the town of Weymouth (which is located off image to the right), are known to the natives of Portland as 'Kimberlins'... People from Portland are known as 'Rock Throwers' a less flattering nickname that came about due to their hostility to visitors coming to the island by boat in the days before the road and railways linked Weymouth and Portland!

We are all friends now and you will very (very) rarely hear either term being used...

** No, it's not poor practice; the vignetting is intentional! **


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#1270471 - Fri Jul 31 2020 06:51 PM Re: July 2020 - photo-a-day
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I do it sometimes. Example? Okay. smile

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