Oare Marshes (2)

I first visited Oare Marshes, near Faversham, in early spring.  The wild beauty of the reserve – the marshland and mudflats – appealed to me, but I struggled to do it justice in… Continue reading

Mote Park

Mote Park is a large green space, located close to the centre of Maidstone, in Kent.  Whilst I have been there before – we lived in Maidstone when I was young – it… Continue reading

Ranscombe… again!

I have just had a week off work, with another to come, and that has given me the opportunity to visit some new places.  The weekend before my leave started, however, and with… Continue reading

Re-visiting Reculver

The theme for our most recent photography group meeting was ‘by the sea’.  As always, we deliberately chose a topic that could be broadly interpreted, and the sets of images that we shared… Continue reading

Milton Creek Photography Project – A Work in Progress?

It’s been nearly two months since I attended my last City & Guilds photography class at Morley College, London and, after two years, it feels quite strange not to be preparing for a… Continue reading

Blean Woods

When we arrived at Blean Woods, just outside Canterbury, my sister and I had a short debate about which of the waymarked trails we should follow.  The red trail (2.6 miles) seemed a… Continue reading

Hucking Estate – A Return Visit

My first visit to Hucking Estate was in May, peak bluebell season.  Set in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is a great location for a woodland walk.  I went back… Continue reading

Light and Shadow

Oare Gunpowder Works, Kent

Photography Day – Howletts

Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury, offers a number of experience days for visitors, including keeper days, animal encounters and photography days.  Thanks to a very generous Christmas present from my parents, I… Continue reading

Riverside Country Park

One weekend a few weeks back, I finally succumbed to the nasty cold that had been doing the rounds at work.  After a lazy Saturday at home, on Sunday I decided that fresh… Continue reading