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The weather seemed to be staying fine, or more accurately, hot, so we packed a rucksack with a picnic, swimming costumes and beach towels and made our way to the one of the car parks situated at the edge of the Newborough Warren dunes. We’ve walked this area before but it still seems like the skies are bigger, the air somehow cleaner, the colours sharper than anywhere else I’ve been. We took our time wandering through the scrub and dunes. Not only because we were looking at the huge variety…

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An early start saw us making much better time than anticipated on our journey down to Anglesey so we popped in to ‘Oinkys’ a new cafe on the A55 at Llandulas owned and run by Gareth, who coincidently owns Menai Angling where we picked up a healthy supply of bait for the next two weeks. The café was excellent and the bait equally so and we arrived at Our cottage at Ty Cristion around lunch time. The usual unpacking was quickly followed by a trip to the local supermarket then…

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We might not have done very well in the sea fishing stakes during our summer visit to Anglesey but we managed to get out and about a few times so here are a few of the better photographs I took while we were there. All of the photographs in this post are taken using the Canon EOS 450D with most of them using the standard ‘cheap’ 18-55mm lens. To enhance the skies I used a hoya circular polariser which also cut down on the glare from the sea in some of…

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We arrived on Anglesey with two weeks of doing anything except work in mind and thats exactly what we did. Sea fishing, walking, photography and bird watching, Anglesey has never disappointed us and these past two weeks have been no exception. Sunday started with blue skies and after discovering that there was a supermarket just up the road from where we have stayed for years we made some sandwiches and went for a short walk at Cemlyn Bay to see if the Sandwich Terns were still there. As you can…

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