Monthly Archives: August 2018

Taking A Punt.

A recent trip to Cambridge to take in the sights of this busy University City. Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in eastern England, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, dating to 1209. The purpose of the trip was to capture Punts On the Cam, people, bicycles and stained glass windows, only one… Read More »

RSPB Fowlmere

A recent trip to the RSPB Fowlmere to take in the tranquillity of this wonderful nature reserve. RSPB Fowlmere is situated  between Fowlmere and Melbourn in the Cambridshire countryside. It is  designated a biological site of special scientific interest  called Fowlmere Watercress Beds. Armed with my 300mm Nikon lens, I for one was hoping to… Read More »

Those Special Moments.

pt.-7. This is my final blog in the current series on this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. We all have our special moments, for me what makes this year’s event so special was the 100th  anniversary of the Royal Air force. Whilst  the turn out was not bad, especially as we have a dwindling Air Force in types and numbers.… Read More »

The Choices We Make.

Pt.-6. In this blog, I look at the park and view facilities on offer at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. With park and view facilities on offer once again at this years event, you pay your money and take your choice, myself I chose park and view west which is on 09 end of the… Read More »

Eastern Delights

Pt.-5. We look at the Russian types that appeared at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. With Russian type aircraft visiting these shores being few and far between these days, this years participants was smaller then normal, only Ukraine and Estonia forces provided static,and 1 flying example. In the static park the Ukrainians dominated with… Read More »

Pt-4 Commonwealth Captures.

Pt-4. In this blog we are going to look at the contributions made by the Commonwealth  within the RAF experience at this years Royal International Air Tattoo 2018. One of the most colorful contribution was a C-130E, Hercules from the Pakistan Air Force, with its eye catching scheme celebrating the strong bond between their Air Force and the… Read More »

Pt-3 French Fancies.

With the French Air Force and Navy, made a considerable contribution to this year’s  flying display at the Royal International Air tattoo 2018. The French Air Force contribution consisted of a pair of Mirage 2000D Tactical Demonstration team Couteau Delta making its second appearance, must admit they were a lot sharper in their demo then… Read More »

Pt-2. Land Of The Rising Sun

Pt-2 of my blog from the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018, I concentrated on the one Japanese aircraft that was in attendance. With the announcement made 2 weeks before the show that the Japanese Air self Defense Force was going to be in attendance at this years event,most Aviation enthusiast ears started to prick up. With the… Read More »

RIAT 18 RAF 100. PT-1

It’s been just over a month since the Royal International Air Tattoo, 2018, (Riat) I finally got my images sorted out, there were a lot to sort out. Like last year I will be doing a small series of blogs  over the next few weeks, related to this years event. The main theme for this… Read More »

Countryfile live 2018. 5-8-18

Last weekend it was the return of BBC Countryfile live 2018, held in the grounds of Blenheim Palace. This event attracts everything to do with the countryside, with the weather being hot attracted over 150 000 visitors to the area, during its four days. I was lucky enough to be able to return and enjoy… Read More »