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About anomiepete

South Londoner struggling with life, art and photography.

Cold, dark and noisy at Fort Nelson

We wandered around Fort Nelson – part of the Royal Armouries museums – the other day. I was surprised both at the size of the site and its very good level of access. The guns on show ranged far and … Continue reading

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Karen has run off with a sailor

Just playing with an image taken the other day at our visit to HMS Excellent.

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Boy jumps off parapet and no one stops him

… and why should they when he’s having so much fun! Old Portsmouth Hotwalls was busy even though the school holidays have ended. Lots of ships and boats and, as can bee seen from above, youngsters enjoying jumping into the … Continue reading

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Man gets stuck on steps, men get stuck on yardarms and we all get stuck on the sunset

I’m just back from another wonderful few days in Portsmouth. The sun shone for the whole time and we wheeled some distances; even up some steps! As always, there was a lot going on both onshore and off. This image … Continue reading

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1990, 2014, 2017

How time flies…

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Racism in Chichester

On a bright sunny August afternoon Karen and I watched and listened to a family as they were in turn subjected to, and subjected each other to, unfair discrimination. Fiddler on the Roof is a really entertaining show and Omid … Continue reading

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Meeting a big fat lady in Old Portsmouth

We met a new neighbour this week. She’s the biggest ship the Royal Navy have ever built.  As she made her maiden entrance into Portsmouth harbour at 7.10am on a rather dull Wednesday morning we began to get a sense … Continue reading

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