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Latest photographic articles from around the South of England, covering natural landscapes, interesting buildings and a collection of photo journals...

Church in the woods, Bramdean

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The iron church was built in 1883 as the instigation of the Rev. Alfred Ceasar Bishop M.A. (the rector of Bramdean) in order that the commoners, charcoal burners and gypsy itinerants who used Bramdean Common were able to attend a church.

Silchester

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It seems hard to believe that just outside of modern day Reading is a site that remains relatively unchanged by time and mankind. That place is Silchester, which dates back to the Iron Age where the Romans left their mark, much of which survives to this very day and is surprisingly well preserved. The Roman wall that surrounds the site is pretty much still complete and is one of the finest examples in this country besides Hadrian’s wall up North.

It has long held an allure for the Lewis family and strangely I’ve never lived far from it. The go-to location for many a dog walk, that I strongly believe the ghosts of our dogs walk alongside those of the Romans, purely because all of our canine friends loved it there as much, if not more than we did!

Lymington

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Lymington a picturesque coastal town in the South Eastern corner of Hampshire and on the edge of the New Forest, is a delightful location at any time of the year. We last visited for a brief stop in September 2020.

Basingstoke canal

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Throughout the year I visit the canal with my camera and simply love walking there in any case. In recent years around Farnborough and Aldershot they've improved the paths through the woodlands opening up new areas to explore! So this page will be updated often 😀

RHS Wisley October 2020

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Normally we visit Wisley a great deal but this year it has been a tough one due to Covid...

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Nick Lewis
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I have 25 years experience in the software industry. I am a highly experienced front-end web developer who specialises in VueJS/Gridsome at the current point in time. I am setting out to write about my experience through this website and hope that my blog posts can help you in some way, whether you are trying to get your head around the latest tech or are seeking the kind of consultancy services I offer on a freelance basis.

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