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Making

Star

Agapanthus Midnight Star – blooming on the quayside for the first time since being planted a year ago.
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Living

A Warm, Good, Night

…from the front porch on a hot summer’s night, with an ice cold drink. Sweet dreams.
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Hoping

Summer Window

Framed by the Wivenhoe Trail, Wivenhoe Woods, with a glimpse of a blue summer sky.

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Moving

Across

The view from Wivenhoe to Fingringhoe on a lunchtime walk.
The more I move, the more settled I feel.
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Moving

21:34

Seeing double: the moon reflected on the River Colne last night.

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Moving

Three Seconds: Bliss

On a long Sunday afternoon walk in the June-light, a short stop by a stream then followed down to the estuary.

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Living

Summer Wall

Along the quay at Wivenhoe, landside is as beautiful as waterside in June.
Categories
Living

Confidence

In Colchester, new businesses have opened in the past year and are now thriving.
Confidence returning.
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Moving

Distant Shore

The view across towards Fingringhoe from the walk to Alresford Creek.

If I want a break from the computer screen, I can be here in minutes. Another world, on my doorstep, the perfect tonic.

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Living

Push/Pull

With the cold Spring, the local fishermen have had to wait longer to go to sea this year. Now the fish are coming back, the boats are going out. Looking out from the kitchen window, it’s reassuring to see them mooring up again. The push and pull of the marine parking lot.