Thanks for coming here. This site is for my interests outside the family that I am happy to show to the rest of the world.
It is made up of 5 areas.
- Paul’s Blog,
- Photography related pages and a blog
- pages about Places
- and two links to other websites of mine:- Marfell Family Tree
- and BaildonWiki.
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The latest is a blog post per day during the Corona Virus lockdown. The intention is for each day to have something spotted in the garden that has not been listed in the series before.
At the beginning of October (checks image data) in fact on 1st October, I was collared by John Dallas, of Bracken Hall Countryside Centre fame, on Kirkgate in Shipley. As a result of the conversation I got my camera and went along to one of the buildings on Kirkgate. Continue reading “Shipley’s Hop Garden”
During September I went out with my phone (for Ingress) and my camera. Calling at Redcar Tarn, Fewston Reservoir, Roberts Park, Baildon Golf Club and Yeadon Tarn.
You can click on the images and see them better quality in their album. Continue reading “September 2021”
I’m not sure why I didn’t post any of these photos back in June. I guess they are nothing special – the Damselfly and Dragonfly shots are blurry. 🙁 But the bridge is interesting.
The photos were taken on another local Ingress outing where I was looking for Uniques but because I had my camera with me I took a few detours. The photos are all taken from either the tow path of the Leeds Liverpool Canal or the banks of the River Aire.
The header image is of Kirkstall Abbey taken from near Kirkstall Lock on the Canal. Continue reading “Back to June 2021”
Over the last few years I have taken photos of the tanks of the bikes at the Harley Rallies and put them in a single image grid. This year I have widened the frame a little to include more of the bike, and not put them into a single image file. I also took a few wider shoots. Continue reading “Harley Rally 2021”
Here are a few more photos of a Heron at the Weir at Saltaire. Catching fish and perching on the roof. Continue reading “A Few More of a Heron at the Weir”
I spent some time in Robert’s Park and Saltaire today. Towards the end of my visit I took my camera down near the fish pass on the weir. A Grey Heron was frequently dipping into the water and coming up with small fish – sometimes two at a time. Continue reading “Heron feeding at Saltaire Weir”