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Unknown c19th landscape artist busted by c21st Matt Prosser

So here’s a thing. Matt Prosser saw the picture below and went to repeat the same view with a contempory photograph. But guess what: there is no vantage point that offers that view. Matt writes: Your last blog of the … Continue reading

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View of Bath (artist unknown, c 1820) from Jane Austen exhibition

(rather poor photo by me, with permission. Where’s Matt Prosser when you need him??) This view of Bath skyline form the south west shows the clump was already prominent in 1820. The print appears in the current Jane Austen exhibition … Continue reading

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Picnic and ceilidh at the old barn

  Photo: Matt Prosser We’ve been working on the old barn for a year to make it secure, give it a floor, loos showers and a food prep space. The idea is you can open up the space for workshop, … Continue reading

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Moonrise over Kelston timelapse

Matt Prosser did this fab moonrise timelapse: lovely set to music.  

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Plantlife spotter’s sheets for summer

These are handy, from Plantlife. That said, there’s a great deal more than this going on in the Roundhill field.    

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Moonshot – it’s another cracker from Matt

Matt seems not entirely happy with this. He writes: I had another go at getting a full moon behind the clump yesterday but it turned out to be a bit of deja-vue. My calculations were once again off the mark … Continue reading

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There’s gold in that there hill….

Today sees ecstatic news by a smalltime prospector about a supposedly “strategic” amount of oil under Gatwick. So what’s the score in Kelston? Thanks to the UK Infrastructure Act (2015), there’s a legal duty to maximise the economic recovery of … Continue reading

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