Month: July 2015

2015 July Stenying – Backyard Flowers and Fuji XT-1 review

Spent another nice day in Stenying and decided to take a few shots of the flowers growing in D&J’s backyard (click here to see)– I didn’t have a true macro lens with me, so I used the 18-135mm zoom for my Fuji XT-1. I’ve used this camera exclusively on the trip (along with a 23 …

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2015 July Brighton

Took the train from Shoreham-by-Sea to Brighton for a day trip. Although Brighton is perhaps best known as a beach resort, the city has grown significantly and now has a lot to offer including excellent restaurants, shopping, conference facilities etc. A famous landmark that I remember as a kid, the West Pier, burned down in …

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2015 July London

On a very stormy, rainy day, we took a one hour train ride from Shoreham-by-Sea (near Stenying) to Victoria in London, and then a tube to Piccadilly Circus.  Despite the fact it was the weekend and the weather was lousy, London was PACKED (which it always seems to be). Definitely one of my favorite cities …

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2015 July Liverpool

Just had a short visit to Liverpool.  Like many of the places we’ve visited on this trip, we could have easily spent a lot longer exploring this fascinating city. We stayed in Birkenhead, across the Mersey river from Liverpool, which is connected with downtown via bus, train and ferry service (Gerry and the Pacemakers released a …

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