The Decoy Overnight Shelter, Morden Bog

The Decoy Overnight Shelter, Morden Bog

For some time now I’d been wanting to find the old Decoy overnight shelter, at Decoy Heath, Morden Bog. This time I struck lucky in my quest.

I knew roughly where the old shelter was supposed to be, but hadn’t been able to find it before today.

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Wareham Forest: Sunshine & Silence

Wareham Forest: Sunshine & Silence

Today I took a trip out to Wareham Forest, with the intention of capturing photos of trees in the morning mist. However, it wasn’t meant to be, as sun came out quite quickly and the atmosphere was replaced by glorious winter sunshine.

Two photos of the woods, each with a very different feel.

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The New Forest, Autumn 2018

The New Forest, Autumn 2018

For the last few days I’ve been in the New Forest, photographing the amazing autumn colours of the trees and forest floor.

Deep rich browns, oranges, yellows and greens have made this year’s New Forest autumn particularly spectacular.

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2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair

2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair

Thursday 23rd August was the first day of the 2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This year is also the 50th anniversary of the annual event. Judging by the queues to get into the site each day, the world's largest heritage and cultural event is going to...

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2018 Steam Up, Drusilla’s Inn, Horton

2018 Steam Up, Drusilla’s Inn, Horton

Yesterday I spent several happy hours at the 2018 Steam Up at Drusilla's Inn, Horton, Dorset. The annual Steam Up event traditionally marks the beginning of the Great Dorset Steam Fair. A large number of traction engines, steam engines and other vehicles meet at...

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WW1 Homecoming Parade, Blandford 2018

WW1 Homecoming Parade, Blandford 2018

Today I went to Blandford Forum, Dorset, to watch the WW1 Homecoming Parade, which marks 100 years since the end of WW1. It also officially started the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Great Dorset Steam Fair (23-27 August 2018).  The...

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Larmer Tree Festival 2018

Larmer Tree Festival 2018

After a year's break Larmer Tree Festival, in Wiltshire, is back for Larmer Tree Festival 2018!  Complete with peacocks and the odd free flying macaw, Larmer Tree is a music and arts festival set in beautiful Victorian Gardens in Cranborne Chase, not...

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Pink Poppy Fields Dorset, 2018

Pink Poppy Fields Dorset, 2018

For the last four years I’ve been photographing Dorset's pink poppy fields - Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy. However, since the summer of 2017 there had been quite a bit of speculation, on the web, as to whether Dorset's opium poppies would return this...

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