#ScenicSaturday 26/Nov/22

All photographs in this series were taken in November, though not necessarily this year. My digital picture library started with my first DSLR camera, bought a few years back. I share them here to show #ourworldiswonderful.Taken in the Forest of Dean last year, this photograph of the sometimes spectacular colours of autumn echoes my love …

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#ScenicSaturday 19/Nov/22

All photographs in this series were taken in November, though not necessarily this year. My digital picture library started with my first DSLR camera, bought a few years back. I share them here to show #ourworldiswonderful.This one depicts Gordale Beck, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, as it flows toward the picturesque village of Malham …

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#ScenicSaturday 12/Nov/22

All photographs in this series were taken in November, though not necessarily this year. My digital picture library started with my first DSLR camera, bought a few years back. I like to share them here to show #ourworldiswonderful.This one, taken in the Forest of Dean that surrounds me, shows a naturally formed pool on the …

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#ScenicSaturday 29/Oct/22

Those Autumn Colours! This month, all photographs in the series were taken in October, though not necessarily this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera quite a few years back, and I like to share them.This image is from a walk in our local forest. It’s a track …

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#MABLE: Author Interview with Linda Nicklin

Linda Nicklin You’re all cordially invited to join in the fun of the Massive Autumn Book Launch Event (#MABLE) organised by my publisher, Fantastic Books Publishing. The books in the event are hugely discounted, so it’s a great opportunity to try some new and exciting fiction. It began on 17th September and runs to 31st …

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#ScenicSaturday 22/Oct/22

Sycamore Leaves This month, all photographs in the series were taken in October, though not necessarily this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera quite a few years back, and I like to share them.This image is from a walk in my local forest. The sycamore is one …

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#ScenicSaturday 15/Oct/22

Narrow Valley in the Forest of Dean. This month, all photographs in the series were taken in October, though not necessarily this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera quite a few years back, and I like to share them.This image is from my home forest, the Forest …

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#ScenicSaturday 08/Oct/22

Beech Tree, Forest of Dean I missed this feature last week due to concentration on the #MABLE event being run by my publisher, Fantastic Books Publishing. Readers will find the event fascinating and a good source for new books, many discounted for the period of the event, which ends 31st October.This month, all photographs in …

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#ScenicSaturday 17/Sep/22

Woodland Walk near Upwey This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. My digital pictures go back to when I first bought a DSLR camera, and I like to share them.This image is from a small woodland we walked in 2011 while visiting Dorset to explore the …

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Why That Title? – An Excess Of…

Titles for novels often cause authors difficulty. Ideally, we want to give potential readers clues about content, theme, style, and storyline. Not easy with only a few words available. The best titles become obvious choices once a book’s been read, so this series is largely for those who’ve yet to read the books featured. Why …

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#ScenicSaturday 27/Aug/22

Ancient beech trees line a track in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England. I walk these woods daily with my wife. We value them, their beauty, their amazing variety, their ability to give us spiritual renewal, their peace, and their contribution to the continuation of life on Earth as they produce life-giving oxygen and devour …

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#ScenicSaturday 20/Aug/22

Fresh water supporting wildlife, a cloudless blue sky bringing light for growth, mature trees supporting wildlife and producing oxygen as they consume carbon dioxide. These are the things we are destroying with our greed, complacency, and inaction. # I’m posting a weekly photograph of our wonderful world here, but I’m also Tweeting one each day, …

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#ScenicSaturday 16/July/22

Flamborough Head on the Coast of East Yorkshire. Soft chalk, laid down over millennia by the shells of billions and billions of sea creatures, curves out into the North Sea to form Flamborough Head. Time has brought the tides and storms to crash against the land and break the white stone off to form the …

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#ScenicSaturday 09/July/22

Staithes Harbour, North Yorkshire Coast. Safe behind the ancient barrier of stone, small boats rest on coastal mud in Staithes harbour on the North Yorkshire coast. But, as sea level rises over coming years, will they be forever safe? Will increased water volume break and overwhelm such old defensive walls? Perhaps, if we act right …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 31/May/22

East Lyn River, Lynmouth. Today’s the last of my daily ‘natural beauty’ pictures. However, I’ll post one each week under the title ‘#Saturday Scenes’. Sometimes with words, sometimes as a stand-alone picture. But I’ll always welcome your comments and shares (the buttons at the foot make it easy to do that, and the more people …

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