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MARLBOROUGH HOUSE, PALL MALL, LONDON

Today, April 12, is the Duke of Edinburgh’s  President’s Council Forum to be held at Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London. Marlborough House is almost 300 years old and has the status of a Royal Palace. It has been occupied over … Continue reading

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LONDON TERROR ATTACK

Sad news out of London this morning as a terrorist attack has been carried out on Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster.  Oddly enough I woke up last night and read a couple of chapters of Ben Judah’s raw, … Continue reading

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EVENING AT ROSELAWN

I have been accepted as a participating artist in the “EVENING AT ROSELAWN” put on by the Friends of the Roselawn in Port Colborne, Ontario on 6 April. Looking forward to the opportunity of seeing old friends and meeting new … Continue reading

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HMCS ATHABASKAN FAREWELL

From a recent report in the National Post. I spent a couple of winters in the Davie Shipyard as a civilian Combat Systems Engineer putting Athabaskan and her sister ship Algonquin together  down in dim, cold grimy spaces below decks … Continue reading

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CHURCHES OF EL BIERZO AND GALICIA

 Faith moves mountains and Spain has been a devoutly Catholic country for centuries. This could have been on the minds of the of the first pilgrims on their way to Santiago, a religious act,  which would end with their being … Continue reading

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PEARL HARBOR ANNIVERSARY

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. One of the signal events of World War II if not the last century. The following images were taken several years ago and are a token tribute to my cousin, … Continue reading

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CARIBBEAN BIRDS

A recent trip to the Caribbean allowed me the chance to put my new travel sized three hundred mm f4 lens to the test. Although not as versatile and fast as the f2.8, with patience some decent shots can be obtained. … Continue reading

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TRIBUTE TO GAUDI

No trip to Barcelona is complete without visiting the architectural legacy of the city’s most famous genius, Antoni Gaudi (1852 – 1926). Gaudí’s work was influenced by his passions in life: architecture, nature, and religion. Gaudí considered every detail of … Continue reading

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CARIBBEAN REPTILES

A few shots of some of the locals encountered on a recent trip to the Caribbean. GREEN MONSTER I was working the back water of Saint Maarten when this delightful creature popped out of the grass and nearly frightened me … Continue reading

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