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Aircraft landing at London Stanstead
have had an interest in aviation all my life, I started learning to fly gliders
& went on to gain my private pilot’s licence when I was in my  thirties .
So, having been disappointed with my trip to Chelmsford I spent an hour or so
taking shots of arrivin...

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Hylands Park Chelmsford
Today was
one of those days that just did not go to plan. The weather forecast was good
so I decided to go to the kite fest that was taking place at Hylands Park –
Chelmsford. Having been to several kite festivals I was expecting a colourful
event, it shoul...

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Steam Rally Crank Up
Saffron Walden Steam Rally. Blog 2. There was a considerable number of miniature steam engines on display and working. I am amazed at the number of hours of engineering these guys put into making their project. Most engines take a minimum of two years. The ...

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Saffron Walden Steam Rally
Steam Rally Crank Up I spent a very
enjoyable afternoon at the local steam rally held just outside Newport. This
was my first time at this show, I must say I was very impressed, lots of
vintage cars as well as the steam engines and vehicles. I will certainl...

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Saffron Walden Steam Rally
Steam Rally Crank Up © Lionel Callow 2017

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East Anglian Rocketry Society EARS
We visited the launch site of the East Anglian rocketry society today but due to the strong winds they were only launching a few small rockets to a low altitude, a maximum of 2000ft. I will return another day and see if I can get some shots of them launchin...

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Ayot St Lawrence Churches
 This is the
story of two churches, the New St Lawrence Church  In the village of Ayot St Lawrence  First of all the new one
was designed and constructed by Sir Lionel Lyde around 1775 and built in 1778.
This church is very unusual it looks like a Greek tem...

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Shaw's Corner
We visited George
Bernard Shaw’s house at St Lawrence, just outside Welwyn, Hertfordshire. The knocker
on the door is a representation of Bernard Shaw. This hut
was Shaw’s writing study at the bottom of his garden called London. It has a swivel
base so that...

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Bluebells ICM
I paid one last visit to Quendon Woods this morning to take
some Intentional Camera Movement images before the bluebells go over, they are defiantly
past their best. The ICM technique is something that has attracted me for some
time but I realise that it is...

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Quendon Wood Bluebells
The light looked good this morning so I popped out for an hour to my local bluebell wood. I know I have been doing nothing else this last week or so but take bluebells, they are only out for such a short time. Unfortunately it was windy so it limited my exp...
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