We only called in at this event fairly briefly, which is why this is only a small post, but I got a few nice photos. It’s an annual event now in Tiverton, and I think it’s connected to the Portas scheme. It’s a celebration of the town charter, and has a medieval theme. We met […][Read More...]
We needed to do a bit of shopping in the market, so we drove into town rather than walking. Since we still wanted a walk, we headed in to West Exe after brunch at Mad Hatters.
We found a fairly sizable park we didn’t know about, with a bright colourful playground…[Read More...]
We went out for a nice long (for us, anyway) walk yesterday, starting with our usual Saturday brunch at Mad Hatters. After ordering, we went to sit out in the garden, and wondered if we should have gone for the duck – it was very fresh.
It was drinking from the water bowl left out for dogs.
Mmm. Coffee. And Doppio. A good start to the day.[Read More...]
Fore Street in Tiverton, reflected in a shop window: We had a bit of a wander around Tiverton, from home, to the canal, then down into town. Then back up Canal Hill, which is big and steep. By time we got back, we’d both managed new records for the number of steps taken in a […][Read More...]
My Sony NEX-6 has a couple of features that make it practical to attach old lenses to it. I bought a few old lenses on eBay, but one of them is really standing out for me – an Asahi Takumar from around 1971. It’s heavy, the lens elements have gone a bit yellow with age, […][Read More...]
I just bought a new camera. It’s a Sony NEX-6. Today, I had my first chance to get out and take some photos with it, on a day out in Exmouth. I’ll share my first impressions of the camera below, but before that, the photos I took: Why the Sony NEX-6? When choosing, my main […][Read More...]