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Lunar New Year - Sheep; Sunday Stamps II
Canada has issued two stamps to mark the Lunar New Year. Canada - Year of the Ram 2015 The domestic stamp shows three rams welcoming spring. Hopefully someone else will be able to show us that. The Merino is a famous breed of sheep and it appears on stamps ...
Canada has issued two stamps to mark the Lunar New Year. Canada - Year of the Ram 2015 The domestic stamp shows three rams welcoming spring. Hopefully someone else will be able to show us that. The Merino is a famous b...
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White for winter - Thematic Photography
We have had two (on separate days) big (all of half an inch) snowfalls this winter. Just deep enough for me to use a snow shovel but not scenic enough for a photograph. I'll just have to settle for shots from the last two years. Scout wonders what to do in ...
We have had two (on separate days) big (all of half an inch) snowfalls this winter. Just deep enough for me to use a snow shovel but not scenic enough for a photograph. I'll just have to settle for shots from the last two y...
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Rubbery - Thematic Photography
My legs went all rubbery at the thought of possibly having to explain the difference between a rubber and an eraser. However as I had neither to photograph I could not include them in Carmi's 'Rubbery' theme this week. I managed to come up with a toy or two...
My legs went all rubbery at the thought of possibly having to explain the difference between a rubber and an eraser. However as I had neither to photograph I could not include them in Carmi's 'Rubbery' theme this week. I ma...
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Outside Looking In - Good Fences 46
"Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage; ..." (Richard Lovelace - To Althea, From Prison - 1649) Earlier in Good Fences I showed a metal fence beside a road and said that it belonged to a prison.  Here it is again. Prison Service Property Tr...
"Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage; ..." (Richard Lovelace - To Althea, From Prison - 1649) Earlier in Good Fences I showed a metal fence beside a road and said that it belonged to a prison.  Here ...
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Haunted Castles - The Grey Man of Bellister
Bellister Castle is on the A69, 16 miles west of Hexham in Northumberland . Bellister Castle (By Anthony Parkes, 20June 2011 - CC BY-SA 2.0) A Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument the castle is now a private residence owned by the Nation...
Bellister Castle is on the A69, 16 miles west of Hexham in Northumberland . Bellister Castle (By Anthony Parkes, 20June 2011 - CC BY-SA 2.0) A Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument the castle is now a pr...
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True Lovers' Walk - Good Fences 48
The River Tees runs through the town of Yarm in North East England. It's about a three mile walk from where I live. River Tees at Yarm The Teesside Princess uses this quay for boat trips up and down the river between Yarm and Stockton-on-Tees. The red fence...
The River Tees runs through the town of Yarm in North East England. It's about a three mile walk from where I live. River Tees at Yarm The Teesside Princess uses this quay for boat trips up and down the river between Yarm ...
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Roses for Valentines - Sunday Stamps II
I just had to pick roses for the Valentine theme this week as these where the only 'related' items I had in my collection. On 30 June 1976  a set was issued to commemorate the centenary of the Royal National Rose Society. Great Britain - Elizabeth of Glamis...
I just had to pick roses for the Valentine theme this week as these where the only 'related' items I had in my collection. On 30 June 1976  a set was issued to commemorate the centenary of the Royal National Rose Society. ...
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Twenty years of a garden fence - Good Fences 47
Our garden fence has appeared on many photos in the last 20 years or so. Interwoven with wooden posts c.1992 Back then it even had an old greenhouse to keep it company. But time and wind and weather put paid to both. Concrete posts replaced the wood When a ...
Our garden fence has appeared on many photos in the last 20 years or so. Interwoven with wooden posts c.1992 Back then it even had an old greenhouse to keep it company. But time and wind and weather put paid to bot...
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British Ships - Sunday Stamps II
Violet's theme this week of 'ships.boats' enables me to show a favourite set including some ships that were/are world famous. Great Britain - British Ships,  15 January 1969 Did you know that the Cutty Sark has a figurehead of a witch's hand holding the tai...
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Edible - Thematic Photography
Although it's cold enough for a winter coat and there is a dusting of snow, thank goodness for something edible. The grass not the horse! "Nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn."  - Francis Bacon (what an edible name!) Howev...
Although it's cold enough for a winter coat and there is a dusting of snow, thank goodness for something edible. The grass not the horse! "Nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn."  - Fr...
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Water - Sunday Stamps II
I found three waterfalls to show you this week from different parts of the world. Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic is in the eastern end of the island of San Domingo in the West Indies. The 60m high Salto Jimenoa Uno is one of three waterfalls roun...
I found three waterfalls to show you this week from different parts of the world. Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic is in the eastern end of the island of San Domingo in the West Indies. The 60m high Salto Jimenoa ...
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Bob ScotneyWriter with articles published in magazines and on-line. Member of Writelinkers, an on-line writers' community.

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  • Stamford
    1955
  • University of St Andrews
    1955 - 1958
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