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You may be wondering why I am writing a blog about an Abbey and posting it on my Exploration Blog well that is because it is only an Abbey in name. It was founded in 1229 by Lady Ela and dedicated to St Mary and St Bernard. B...
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A few weeks ago my wife & I decided to pop back and visit Basildon Park on a quiet day when there were fewer people about so I thought I'd show a few photos I took round the House. The entrance hall with floral display and ...
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 The Dragon just outside the Royal Courts of Justice.
The Dragon represents the symbolic entrance to the City of London.
Commonly referred to as the Griffin but it stands tall and mighty.
For some people it might just be a reminder that Game of Thrones starts in a month or so. Do not watch GOT so am not bothered either way.
#CityofLondon   #Dragon   #RoyalCourts   #royalcourtsofjustice   #thestrand   #Aldwych   #London   #visitlondon   #Russtafa  
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I wandered in to this village back in 2012 while tracing down some pillboxes along the Thames. I stopped off at St Georges church and took the time to look round it before carrying on with the task I had started out to do. ...
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Laycock Abbey Part One
You may be wondering why I am writing a blog about an Abbey and posting it on my Exploration Blog well that is because it is only an Abbey in name. It was founded in 1229 by Lady Ela and dedicated to St Mary and St Bernard. Because of the large amount of la...
You may be wondering why I am writing a blog about an Abbey and posting it on my Exploration Blog well that is because it is only an Abbey in name. It was founded in 1229 by Lady Ela and dedicated to St Mary and St Bernard. B...
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+Bill Nicholls Yes - posted articles quite recently on the abbey, village and church.  Lovely place.

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Return to Basildon Park
A few weeks ago my wife & I decided to pop back and visit Basildon Park on a quiet day when there were fewer people about so I thought I'd show a few photos I took round the House. The entrance hall with floral display and piano  More displays as you go rou...
A few weeks ago my wife & I decided to pop back and visit Basildon Park on a quiet day when there were fewer people about so I thought I'd show a few photos I took round the House. The entrance hall with floral display and ...
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83x zoom that is getting silly
Nikon has extended its superzoom range to include the Coolpix P900, offering a 16MP sensor and world's longest zoom lens, which is equivalent to a mind-boggling 24-2000mm. It features built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, 7 fps burst shooting, built-in EVF and a fully articulated 3" 921k-dot LCD. The P900 uses a new Dual Detect optical image stabilization system, claiming up to 5 stops of shake compensation. Read more
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No I'm not sure if I have shown this before so forgive me if I have but I forgot to sort out a photo for today's mural. This 13th century wall painting is in St Georges Church Kelmscott Taking part in Monday Mural
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13th Century Painting
No I'm not sure if I have shown this before so forgive me if I have but I forgot to sort out a photo for today's mural. This 13th century wall painting is in St Georges Church Kelmscott Taking part in Monday Mural
No I'm not sure if I have shown this before so forgive me if I have but I forgot to sort out a photo for today's mural. This 13th century wall painting is in St Georges Church Kelmscott Taking part in Monday Mural
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Work as a Vacuum Technichian but more of a jack of all trades
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I can turn my hand to most things and will have a go at fixing anything.
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Most people at work know me as Murphy.
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An Old geek
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I've been called an Historian and Photographer though I claim to neither I'm an old fellow who likes to take photos and reads some history on places I visit. Please consider following me if you enjoy the blogs I write.
All the photos I use are my own unless stated otherwise, please do not use them with out asking first
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Survived shool and an apprentiship, worked 30 years in one place then moved to another. Got married to my beautiful wife we had a couple of kids and just enjoyed life.
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Laycock Abbey Part One
spuduka.blogspot.com

You may be wondering why I am writing a blog about an Abbey and posting it on my Exploration Blog well that is because it is only an Abbey i

Nikon introduces Coolpix P900 with whopping 83x optical zoom range
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Nikon has extended its superzoom range to include the Coolpix P900, offering a 16MP sensor and world's longest zoom lens, which is equivalen

St George's Kelmscott
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I wandered in to this village back in 2012 while tracing down some pillboxes along the Thames. I stopped off at St Georges church and took t

Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together
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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would

UK temporarily bans export of 19th century photography album
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The United Kingdom is hoping to retain an album containing photographs by Oscar Rejlander, and as such it has instituted a temporary export

Evening Skytrails
spudsdailyphoto.blogspot.com

Could not help take this one of the skytrails in the setting sun Taking Part in Skywatch Friday

Churches & Chapels
graveplace.blogspot.com

Something a bit different this week. Normally I post a church or cemetery I have visited but this week it's a few churches & Chapels that I

Today in History - February 11th. 1503 - Elizabeth of York, Queen Consor...
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February 11th. 1466 marks the birth of Elizabeth of York at the Palace of Westminster Palace. She was the eldest child of Edward IV and Eliz

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A British chain of DIY stores has told staff to prepare for customers looking for ropes, plastic cable ties and tape after seeing the erotic

Microsoft Image Composite Editor 2.0 offers new panorama features and im...
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Microsoft's Research's Interactive Visual Media Group has announced the release of Image Composite Editor 2.0. The software's latest update,

Sky at Burford
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Bit of a taster for Our World Tuesday this. The Place is Burford and it was taking on the 29th January where my wife & i went for the day to

(CW5) Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R, and EF 11-24mm f/4L Press Release Lea...
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St John The Baptist
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St John The Baptist Kingston Bagpuize is a church I have passed by on the road many times, mainly glancing it through the gate as we drove p

Bovingdon Tank Museum
spuduka.blogspot.com

Nearly 50 years ago my Dad took this photo of me on a Sherman Tank at the Bovingdon Tank Museum. I loved the place though I do think my poor

Five-Year-Old Child Fined For Missing Friend’s Birthday Party
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A child has been asked for almost £16, for not turning up to his classmate’s birthday bash. Alex Nash was asked to pay up after he failed to

Holy Trinity Headington
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I tried to visit this church a while ago but failed after going the wrong direction. This time I had it all planned out even phoning before

Archaeologists find 1882 rifle leaning against Nevada desert tree
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Archaeologists conducting a survey in Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada have stumbled upon a 132-year-old Winchester rifle propped

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