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Fishbourne 2

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Taking the folks to see the inlet at Fishbourne.  Not quite as wet as before...  Features my first attempt at digiscoping, before that was even a thing.

Pagham Harbour, August 2001

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Pagham Harbour's just north of Selsey Bill, or about 7km from Chichester as the crow flies.

The first time I went there I walked the scenic route, walking down the canal and then deciding to just keep going until I got to the sea.  Needless to say, this time we went a more conventional way, on a bus!

Weald & Downland Museum, August 2001

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The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is a sort of building-museum.  Old buildings get dismantled from where they might have been demolished or neglected and rebuilt here.

Egypt, May 2001: part 1

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Leaving Luxor; The Temple of Horus at Edfu; Kitchner's Island (now Aswan Botanical Gardens), with the fine collection of palm trees; and Elephantine Island (resting place of the Ark of the Covenant?).

Fishbourne

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On Saturday 20th(?) January 2001 the weather was very clear (and so quite cold), but after doing the weekly shop decided I couldn't miss this opportunity and decided to walk to Fishbourne from Chichester. Perhaps going in my flying jacket and trainers was a little inadvisable after all the rain we'd had in previous months - although there hadn't been much rain in recent days, the fields were still completely saturated with water and early optimistic sod-hopping (jumping from tuft of grass to tuft of grass to try and stay out of the water) soon gave way to trudging along with wet and muddy feet. I think it was well worth it in the end though.

Arundel from a moving train

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Although I bought the camera at the computer show in October ostensibly to capture images of that show, I was thinking of getting a camera for some time.

After seeing some lovely sunrises around the Arundel area on the train to London each morning, I knew that I had very little time before the clocks changed back to GMT and I wouldn't be able to capture these images for some time - if indeed I ever got the chance again, with the rains causing morning mists I might not get the same views when everything had a chance to dry out. As it was it took me until just a few days before the clocks went back before the conditions were right to take my first shots. Bear in mind all of these are taken through the window of a moving train.