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Distant Kelston Roundhill from Bath Skyline – Matt Somerville

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.

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Crazy big sky over Kelson Roundhill Sat 28 June 2014

Today (Sat 28 June 2014; Wimbledon, Glastonbury etc) was a great sky day of sun and rain. Matt captured this view of Kelston Roundhill.

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Significance of the May full moon

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

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Windy stroll in May – two from Matt

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

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The Klump: as seen from Mountain View CA

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

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Good morning: view from Matt’s bedroom window

Words fail me.

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Storm over Kelston Clump – Matt

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

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Seen from the school run April 24 2014

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

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15 April: Matt’s moonshot photo (& the story behind it)

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

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Bonnie: Kelston at the end of a rainbow

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

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