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Web Hosting Migration to SiteGround

Travels of the Hairy One Moved to SiteGround Getting away from photography, here’s something from my other, more technical, persona. Travels of the Hairy 1 is now hosted on SiteGround. And they have impressed me. Now, let’s give that a bit more context. As an IT Manager I have established and manage a 24×7 system […]

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Big Cheshire sky one spring morning.

Big Cheshire Sky

Beautiful spring sky over Cheshire one morning. from 500px Big Cheshire Sky via IFTTT Big Cheshire Sky A beautiful spring morning in Cheshire, looking over a golf course at Mottram Hall Hotel in Macclesfield. I stayed in Macclesfield on a trip. As I was leaving the hotel I was presented with this view, and really […]

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An urban rainbow taken on a mobile phone

Pretty Urban Rainbow

A pretty urban rainbow. As we arrived home here was a rainbow over a neighbor’s house a little way up the street. Have mobile, will get the picture.






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Breaking waves on the beach

Breaking Waves

Breaking waves on a beach. On holiday it can be great to just sit in the sun and watch the waves break on the beach. Check this out.






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Snowdrops in Evenley Wood Gardens,Brackley, UK

Snowdrops in Evenley Wood Gardens

The Snowdrops are Out Snowdrops in Evenley Wood Gardens on the opening day of 2017 via Instagram   There we were, sitting enjoying Saturday brunch. Remarkably, given the recent gloomy, cold overcast weather, the sun came out. We decided a walk in the woods was good idea. I have to say that the African in […]

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Brook Bay and Chalk Cliffs - Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight in Summer Perhaps

Brook Bay And Chalk Cliffs Source: Brook Bay And Chalk Cliffs on the Isle of Wight on my pixels.com gallery. Thinking about our travel plans for 2017. Here’s a picture of Brook Bay on the Isle of Wight from a trip a few years ago. We stopped to have a look at the scenery and […]

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Buy this pretty Archipelago Colours Tote Bag

Archipelago Colours Tote Bag for Sale by Jeremy Hayden

Take the bag with you wherever you go. They are so useful on the beach, at the mall, at school, just anywehere. The tote bag is machine washable, available in three different sizes, and includes a black strap for easy carrying on your shoulder. All totes are available for worldwide shipping and include a money-back […]

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One from Santorini – a place I need to go back to.

Santorini Memory So January has been a ridiculously crowded and busy month. Nothing unusual, actually. It just means that there are a couple of posts sitting waiting to be finished. In the meantime, as we think about our travel plans for the years, here’s one from my Instagram collection, taken in Santorini while on holiday […]

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Sundowner time on the beach

At The End Of The Day on a Beach

At The End Of The Day At the end of the day on holiday on a beach at Sandown on the Isle of Wight a couple of years ago. We found a cafe and enjoyed the last of the daylight on the beach with a couple of drinks. The photo was a bit of an […]

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More Classic Cars in the Brackley Market Place

You saw a couple of the classic cars in the Brackley Market Place in a previous post. Here are my other photos from this event. It does get a bit worrying when you are taking pictures of “classic” cars, some of which were new and exciting when you were younger. Nevertheless it was a good […]

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Tenby in Pembrokeshire, Wales under clouds

Tenby Under Clouds / 500px

Source: Tenby Under Clouds / 500px Tenby in Pembrokeshire Tenby in Pembrokeshire is perhaps my favourite seaside holiday spot in the UK. It’s one of those places where you can choose central accommodation, park the car and walk to the beautiful beaches and some great restaurants. on this particular trip we took a boat across […]

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That was 2016

2016 Highlights 2016 Highlights. Somehow it’s always easy to remember the plans that went wrong, and the tough parts. Bute here are the highlights of our 2016 year of new travel and interesting places. Travels Vilanculos Nerja With many work commitments and changes we decided to take a little early March break. We found Nerja, […]

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