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Forum: Photos 09-11-2021, 09:34 AM
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To mkamionka: Students!

Hi Mariusz, thank you for your critique.

With regard to the students, the guy who was punting our boat lived in Cambridgeshire but was a student from a London University. He had lots of titbits of...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2021, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Bartering !!

Hi Gert, thank you for your thoughtful critique.

With regard to bartering, the punters do not really know how much you have paid, they just work the punts and the negotiating is done by the people...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2021, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Bridge of Sighs, Cambridge

Hi Paul, We were only in Cambridge for half a day and the punt ride (so enjoyable) took up over an hour so we didn't get as far as exploring the river as far as the bridge, by land. However, I have...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2021, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Barges

Hi Paul, thank you for your warm critique.

I imagine that these are houseboats.
There are lots of these boats on the Cam, some permanent homes, some rented for holiday accommodation. I did...
Forum: Photos 09-06-2021, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jhm: English **

Thank you, John, your English is fine.

I was bruised but nothing more serious, thank goodness!

My warm regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 08-30-2021, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ifege: Travel

Thank you, Ian.

Yes, we are allowed to travel but care is still important.
We tended to dine and drink outside in the open air.
When entering shops or public places, most people are still...
Forum: Photos 08-29-2021, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: previous photograph

Hi Gert.
Thank you for your thoughtful critique.

I had forgotten about the deleted photograph, which I posted before we went away. It was a photograph from my archive and on reflection, I thought...
Forum: Photos 08-01-2021, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To lousat: The Campanile

Thanks, Luciano.
I can recommend climbing the campanile!
It's a great way to keep fit ... as well as obtaining a great viewpoint. 🤣

Kind regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 08-01-2021, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: Photos and Music

Thank you, Jorge.
You were right, I did like it!
The photos and music were sensitively combined.

My warm regards,
Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 07-30-2021, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To lousat: Long Ago!

Thank you for your warm critique and that lovely b&w photograph from your childhood! You look so sweet!
Is that your mum, enjoying the view of the city?

The Duomo certainly stands out as an...
Forum: Photos 07-29-2021, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ChrisJ: Things are getting better!

Thanks for your thoughtful critique, Chris.

Thank you for asking about my husband.
He is much better now.
Though his left thumb is now shorter than the right, we do not need to visit the...
Forum: Photos 07-19-2021, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: Tragedy!

Oh, Jorge, that sounds horrendous!
A whole family lost in the shipwreck!

There seem to be many reports of catastrophic happenings, at the moment!

Keep safe, Bev :-)
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jean113: Wild Flowers

Thank you for your response to my wild flower photograph.

I am glad that many councils are now becoming more alert for the need to protect our environment and be concerned about the balance of...
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: President

Thank you for your thoughtful critique, Jorge.

Your president has been shown on our news channels. He seems to have a foolish philosophy about the Covid virus, suggesting that it is not serious,...
Forum: Photos 07-10-2021, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Wild Flowers Return

Thank you for your warm critique, Gert.

The 'we' refers to a group of volunteers, from our village, and together we plant flowers, take up weeds, remove litter and sometimes do artistic projects....
Forum: Photos 07-05-2021, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Vaccinations

Thank you for your thoughtful comments, Paul.

I live in a rural area where it is simpler to avoid close contacts and less easy for the COVID virus to transmit but my son and his family live in a...
Forum: Photos 06-28-2021, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ikeharel: Coop Building

Thank you for your warm critique, Ike.
I love that you find the places on Google Maps and do a virtual tour!

Maybe the planters were added later.
The owners do sometimes move them for planting,...
Forum: Photos 06-27-2021, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To kasianowak: Bee Safe

Thank you, Kasia, I'm sure you are right. These bees are not aggressive in the least and if they are male bees, they have no sting! I just love the humming sound that they make, it always reminds me...
Forum: Photos 06-27-2021, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To kasianowak: Bee Friendly!

Thank you for your lovely, warm critique, Kasia.
Was the salvia a perennial or an annual?
The bees seem more interested in the perennial ones that we planted in the village.

For many years, I...
Forum: Photos 06-26-2021, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To PaulVDV: Poppies

Hello Paul, these Welsh poppies have become very common around my garden!
They seed so easily and can be yellow or orange.
The bees don't seem to prefer one colour more than another.

In a few...
Forum: Photos 06-26-2021, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To ifege: Bee Friendly

Thank you for your critique, Ian.

In answer to your question, I'm pretty sure this is a bumblebee.
There are lots of them in the garden, this year.
They are not easy to photograph, quickly...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2021, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To macjake: Buttercups

Thanks for your critique, Craig.
In answer to the question, weeds are flowers in the wrong place!

My garden is filled with wild Welsh poppies. I just love them but they seed themselves and are...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2021, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To jmdias: Vampire Garden!

Ha! Ha! Jorge, is your garden full of poisonous plants!

Thanks for your warm critique,
Bev 😊
Forum: Photos 06-18-2021, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To holmertz: Profusion!

Thank you, Gert.
I need an English specialist to correct me.
I think the way I spelt it is a common misspelling!
Oh dear! In my defence, I have been slightly traumatised, having spent nearly two...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2021, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Royaldevon
To emka: Herculaneum/Pompeii

Thank you for your interest, Malgo.

We have visited Pompeii and Herculaneum twice and if given the choice of just one of them, I would plump for Herculaneum.
Both have a lot to offer and...
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