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Pinched this lovely pic from the new Twitter account of Matt Somerville, conservation architect from FCB who worked on the Feilden Barn concept in Yorkshire and advised us on how to use the old barn.
Today (Sat 28 June 2014; Wimbledon, Glastonbury etc) was a great sky day of sun and rain. Matt captured this view of Kelston Roundhill.
Mat writes: Did you know… The full moon in May is a special event for any Buddhist for it was while meditating under a tree during the May full moon that Siddhartha Gautama achieved enlightenment and became Bhuddha (the enlightened … Continue reading
Matt took a weekend stroll up the Roundhill and sent in these. Really windy up top; exhilarating. Anyway, I took a range of photos. Here is the pick of the bunch. Great sky and spring growth make for an irresistible … Continue reading
Ok: here’s my entry for photo taken from furthest away. The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California has a multi-screen Google Earth display. It has a single control which lets you zoom with speed and ease round the world … Continue reading
Words fail me.
Matt writes: I took an opportunistic shot of the clump yesterday when I got home from work. Beautiful stormy clouds over the hill bathed in evening sunshine. I took the shot from my bathroom window looking over the rooftops of … Continue reading
Here’s a view I took of the Clump from the afternoon school run on my phone. There’s a fantastic row of beech trees at Kingswood School looking our across Primrose Farm. The Klump is often such an unmistakeable and stark … Continue reading
Here’s Matt’s moonshot story (see also “How hard can it be?” and “Propitious date & time 15 April”): A trial run the night before made me realise that I was going to be out of position and unlike William I … Continue reading
Now we’ve got round to announcing the photography competition perhaps it’s a good time to share this: Kelston hill at the end of a rainbow by BonnieMari Stunning: a bit science fiction, a bit folk-magic, perfectly placed. Unrepeatable. It came … Continue reading