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Gardens of Cornwall is published today, with a lovely text by Katherine Lambert and (of course) pictures by me. If you know the south-west then you’ll know how wonderful these gardens are – if you don’t, buy the book and then go yourself. Now is the moment to be there. One picture below, but more can be found here.

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Magnolia wilsonii at Cotehele

The weekend saw a quick trip to Brighton, famous for dodgy antiques and mad regency architecture among many other things. It should also be famous for the daily flypast of the vast flocks of starlings that roost under the pier, a sight that regularly draws the crowds from the slot machines and reduces them to awed silence – pictures below (clicking on them gives you a larger image):

starling flock at sunset

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starling flock at sunsetstarling flock at sunset

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    • Isabel Urquiza
    • March 2nd, 2012

    Each photo is as moving as a precious work of art. Thank you for letting me share what you see. Congratulations and all my affection as ever.

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    Alex was a friend from the distant past when he used our darkrooms, that is when we had darkrooms for hire. Here is information about his latest publication

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