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  Some called it WW1 others World War One, at the time it was said to be the war to end all wars, and now exactly 100 years later we are commemorating its centenary. On 4th August 1914 Britain declared war on Germany as the rest of the global conflict began to take shape, the world […] Read More

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It may not have won a place in the New 7 Wonders of the World, but Stonehenge is a Wonder of the World in its own right, in ways more than one. Having seen it only in photos and before seeing it in person, I admit I didn’t use to feel excited about it…until I […] Read More

Garden of Memorial Norwich

Beyond these gates lie the victims of the air raids in Norwich during the Second World War. Walking reverently on the new-mowed soft green grass and reading their names, I sometimes gasped at the differences in their ages. Some have lived a full life, others were still in their prime, and a number of them […] Read More

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On my first visit to Wex Photographic Shop in Norwich, I was particularly drawn by the Canon Powershot SX50.  I love photographing birds, and one of my wishes is to photograph an owl in the wild. I have a Canon 1100D that came with a standard lens, plus a Sigma 18-200mm, which is good enough for photographing […] Read More