Monthly Archives: October 2011

Empire State Marathon

For those of you following the theme, you will know that this is the entry for the final part of my sporting triple play in upstate New York.  Of course, when I am talking about sport, I mean someone else … Continue reading

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Cross Country

My trip to upstate New York had a certain sporty theme to it.  We had a triple header of sports to watch.  Today you get part two!  My niece was taking part in a cross country meet for her high … Continue reading

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Are you ready for some football?

Devoted followers of this blog (that’s all of you, right?) will know I have had a couple of attempts at photographing football (the American version as opposed to the one that uses a foot to kick a ball). This involved … Continue reading

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Something Fishy

Let’s get the statements of the obvious out of the way first.  Yes, I am a bit of a “gear head”.  I am quite partial to stuff!  Does this mean that I sometimes get things that I don’t necessarily “need”?  … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

We didn’t spend a lot of time on Oahu but there were a couple of things we wanted to do while we were there.  One of those was making a visit to the USS Arizona memorial at Pearl Harbor.  Since … Continue reading

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Diamond Head Hike

Just beyond Waikiki in Honolulu rises the remains of an extinct volcano.  Diamond Head is the most obvious geological feature in the vicinity of the city and is a famous landmark.  The crater (not such to be honest whether it … Continue reading

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A New Body

Not for me of course.  A new camera body.  A new one for me might be good but I have to stick with the one I have I guess!  There has been a lot of information floating around the web … Continue reading

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Aerial Waterfall Adventure

One thing you won’t be short of if taking a tour of Kauai is waterfalls.  You have an island that has a lot of high terrain and a regularity of rainfall (including the wettest place on the planet) so that … Continue reading

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Ziplining

Recently, I bought myself a GoPro camera.  They seem to be ubiquitous these days showing up on TV shows on a regular basis to provide the footage from unusual angles or mounted on fast moving items.  They make good cockpit … Continue reading

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Meeting a Hero?

I am an idiot! This is a strange piece to write but it is a bit of a mea culpa when it comes to being unrealistic. Even why I am writing it is a bit of a mystery but I … Continue reading

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