Take A Camera – Just Photography


Brackley Festival of Motorcycling Custom Bikes


Events. Natural or man made. Sometimes I am there with a camera.

Spring flowers and a drop of water

Photo Gallery

Photo gallery of images which don’t specially belong to a place or time, so they are not travel or event photos. I was there, with a camera.

Just Photos

So that was 2017

That Was 2017

That was 2017. A busy and fun year for us. Here it is, all summed up in glorious Colour photos. Have a look at the blog for the bigger stories.

Waiting For A Train in the golden hour.

Waiting For A Train

Sitting on a station platform waiting for a train a little after golden hour one morning. The view made an interesting photo. Come and see.

In the winelands near Hermanus, this was our view over lunch.

House On A Hill In The Mist

A pretty scene of a house on a hill in the mists. Taken in the wine lands near Hermanus in the Western Cape area of South Africa, near Cape Town. What a beautiful place to

Black and White Crab

Taking a slight break from South African holiday posts, I wasDoing a bit of black and white work with this crab, shot in Mozambique a couple of years ago.     In these days of

How to Use Google Photos Simply When you Travel

Google Photos is incredibly useful when you are travelling and taking photos. But you need to know a couple of tricks to REALLY use it effectively.

Old Brick, A Pool and a Red Flower

Old Brick, a Pool, a Flower


Camera Ready to Shoot

It always pays to have your camera ready to shoot whene you are out and about. This great big soap bubble drifted my way and I was ready!

Big Blue Sky in Brackley

Big Blue Sky on an English Summer Evening

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Stratford River Festival 2017

The Stratford River Festival, held annually on the River Avon at Stratford-upon-Avon early in July, is a great getaway for adults & kids alike.

Rolls Royce Convertible

Classic Rolls Royce Convertible

  Rolls Royce Convertible Not a car you will see on the road every day, I spotted this Rolls Royce Convertible. Blue leather seats and the beautifully crafted wooden dashboard common to many of the

Happy Cat in the sun

Happy Cat in the Sun

  Happy Cat My cat loves the warm weather. She has a couple of spots picked out in the garden to make the best of the sun, or even shelter in the shade when the

Big Wheel at Stratford-upon-Avon on a Windy Day

Big Wheel at Stratford on a Windy Day

Took a day out in Stratford-upon-Avon and came across this big wheel. Thoughts of taking a ride soon disspelled by the noticeable effect of the wind.

On the beach at Vilanculos

Get a Life

Get a Life – It’s All About Lifestyle Looking back over recent travels, and thinking about the future, there are are a few photos which make me think of a lifestyle to aspire to. The

A beautiful orchid backlit by the spring morning sunshine.

Backlit Orchid in the Spring Sunshine

A beautiful orchid lit from behind by the spring morning sunshine. It’s just the right time of year for the morning sun to light this part of the house.

Golden Sunrise

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Beautiful Flowers - some tulips

Beautiful Flowers – Tulips

Beautiful flowers. A pretty bunch of tulips in a flower arrangement captured on a phone. Visit the page to buy beautiful flower prints for your decor.

Blogging in the garden

Web Hosting Migration to SiteGround

A minimal review. I moved my website to SiteGround. Read about my experience with a simple free migration service, and basic WordPress hosting.

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.

Snowdrops in Evenley Wood Gardens,Brackley, UK

Snowdrops in Evenley Wood Gardens

The Snowdrops are Out 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

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

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

Morris Minor Convertible at Classic cars in the Marketplace, Brackley

Classic Cars in Brackley Market Place

A taster from the Classic Cars in the Marketplace in Brackley on 27th December. There was a good turnout with some interesting classic cars on show.

That was 2016

Contents:2016 HighlightsTravelsPhotographyHeading for 2017 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

Christmas Morning Sunrise over the Sea at Vilanculos

Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a very happy Christmas, wherever you are and whatever you may be doing. The photo is from our memorable Mozambique Christmas last year.

Sunset at the Lake photograph by Jeremy Hayde at Redbubble.

“Sunset at the Lake” by Jeremy Hayden | Redbubble

The sunset is lighting up the trees and casting a subtle light on the clouds above and behind the scene. A great Sunset at the Lake

Blogging from an Android phone with a bluetooth keyboard

5 Key Travel Hardware Items (Travel Computing Part 1)

Travel hardware for your holiday blogging and photos? You need a laptop, right? Wrong. There are better, cheaper ways to do it. And they may surprise you.

Yorkshire Mist - December 2016 weather in the UK

Yorkshire Mist – Crazy UK Weather

Yorkshire mist. Taken near the end of a misty Yorkshire day. A business trip took me to Leeds. On the Monday i cruised in at around 1100 in mist with the car telling me it

Night Arrival Birmingham for a City Break

City break in Birmingham to see the German Market. This is our arrival at night at the new New Street Station.

Waiting for a bite. Fishing on the beach at Umhlanga Rocks

Waiting for a Bite

Gone fishing. A fisherman’s rod standing in the sand waiting for a bite. Ships on the horizon queue to get into Durban harbour. Incredible light on the whole scene as the sun attempts to get

Cloudy Day at the beach

Cloudy Day on the Beach

A cloudy day on the beach. Looking towards Umhlanga Rocks, with Durban behind me. Interesting light on the water with clouds in the sky. Not a great day to be on the beach unless it’s

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