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CWCW6 – Cotswold Way – Circular Walk 6 – The Leckhampton Loop

My second walk today on the Cotswold Way, and I had the pleasure of Claire’s company on this walk. I was a bit surprised today as the guide said it should take between 2 and 2 1/2 hours to get around, but it took us about 4 hours (5 hours including our accidental detour). The extra time could well have been due to the slippy paths that were covered in ice, leaves pr both. But I am glad anyway – it really felt like we went for a decent walk rather than just a quick stroll.

This walk was 4 1/2 miles starting off at Seven Springs, going around to Devil’s Chimney, around to Sandy Lane and then back up to Seven Springs. We managed to make a slight detour up towards Coberly, but there were some interesting sights up that way anyway luckily.

The light today was very dull and the sky was very grey, so there weren’t a great deal of photo opportunities. I think this time of year isn’t ideal for photography, but at least I am finding places that will look fantastic when the warmer weather returns.

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Here are some links to walking websites I have found really useful

Rabbits!

On my way back from work, I noticed that all the rabbits were out in the snow on the Walls’ roundabout. So I went home, picked up my camera and made may way back to try and get some pictures. Now I’m not sure if they are psychic, but I must have been 40m away and just standing there, and as soon as I pulled the camera up to my eye, they all vanished! Poof!

So, I decided to take some pictures of the trees on Eastern Avenue – they looked stunning during the daylight (when I didn’t have time to go and shoot them), so I thought I would have a go and see what they turned out like shot under the sodium lights….. They don’t look very rabbit like though.

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CWCW5 – Cotswold Way – Circular Walk 5 – Cleeve Hill Common

This is my second attempt at doing a proper walk route. It was a bit of a spur of the moment thing, but Cleeve is not far from me, so I thought what the heck and went for it. Continue reading

I may have a crush on Ellie Goulding!

 

Hotel shoot at The George with the one and only Miss Pixie Continue reading

Where would we be without coffee?

 

Sonia Carr’s pin-up inspired shoot – theme and outfits by Sonia. With modelling by Dollface MUA and CynthiaMB Continue reading

Bugs, bugs, everywhere. I do not want a cold thank you.

 

A location shoot at the derelict hotel with Ali Brooks Continue reading

CWCW7 – Cotswold Way – Circular Walk 7 – Cranham, Cooper’s and the Beechwoods

My 3rd walk along the Cotswold Way today – this time it was just me and Ellie Goulding to keep me company. Apparently this walk was 4 miles and would take 2-3 hours ….. I very much doubt that! Continue reading