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Orwell’s England Number Six: Utterly windless days

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Utterly windless days Location: Durham I was at the Durham Book Festival on Sunday and early on Monday morning I got up to get this shot of Prebends Bridge. Down by the River […]

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Orwell’s England Number Five: Yellow elms trees looming out of the mist

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Yellow elms trees looming out of the mist with all of their leaves dead and none fallen Location: Preston Park, Brighton Let’s imagine for a moment that it’s October 1936. It’s not yet […]

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Orwell’s England Number Four: First leaves turning

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: First leaves turning Location: Verulamium Park At around quarter past six last night a stray cumulus cloud slid out of the sun’s path and Verulamium Park in St Albans was illuminated in warm […]

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Orwell’s England Number Three: Heavy dew in the early mornings

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Heavy dew in the early mornings Location: Radlett Road Playing Fields, Watford There’s a useful photography tool called The Photographer’s Ephemeris that I used for this. It has a useful variety of features, […]

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Orwell’s England Number Two: Pleasure of seeing a fire in a grate again

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Pleasure of seeing a fire in a grate again Location: Countryside, Staffordshire Neither of my parents have ever lived in a house without a fire. My mother grew up in an unheated rural […]

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Orwell’s England Number One: Blackberries

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Blackberries Location: Cassiobury Park, Watford I’m starting this Orwell’s England project off with blackberries, and I imagined that they would be a relatively simple beginning. It turned out that I was wrong. My […]

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