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A photo (or three) a day for 2012.

Archive for the category “Portsmouth & Southsea”

‘…Tomorrow the mountains will separate us; After tomorrow – who can say?’

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step...

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step…


Some things in life are a long haul, but it’s best to keep a smile on your face...;)

Some things in life are a long haul, but it’s best to keep a smile on your face…;)


Finally, thanks to everyone who has visited this site in the past year, liked or commented on a post, and with special thanks to secret squirrel, wightvixen, andelieya, and Chris, who have accompanied me on this journey, for all, or part, of the way…a prosperous and Happy New Year to you all  xxxx

Finally, thanks to everyone who has visited this site in the past year, liked or commented on a post, and with special thanks to secret squirrel, wightvixen, andelieya, and Chris, who have accompanied me on this journey, for all, or part, of the way…a prosperous and Happy New Year to you all 🙂 xxxx

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Shops in Albert Road and Fawcett Road, Southsea, and some schoolchildren’s paintings adorning a construction site, off Winston Churchill Avenue…

Shops at the western end of Albert Road, from outside the Kings Theatre...

Shops at the western end of Albert Road, from outside the Kings Theatre…


Three shops on the southern side of Albert Road...

Three shops on the southern side of Albert Road…


Apparently nameless shop on the eastern side of Fawcett Road...[since this upload, the shop has now been given a name, i.e. 'Porterbella Fawcett' - 03/03/2013]

Apparently nameless shop on the eastern side of Fawcett Road…[since this upload, the shop has now been given a name, i.e. ‘Porterbella Fawcett’ – 03/03/2013]


Cottage Grove...We Love Portsmouth

Cottage Grove…We Love Portsmouth


Omega 1

Omega 1


Somers Park Primary School...

Somers Park Primary School…


Cliffdale...

Cliffdale…


St Luke's and St Peter's...Share the Love...

St Luke’s and St Peter’s…Share the Love…


Omega 2

Omega 2

Boxing Day Sales at Gunwharf Quays…so two last pictures of the Spinnaker Tower, and one of…a tailfin and some reindeer ;)

The Spinnaker Tower, approaching dusk...

The Spinnaker Tower, approaching dusk…


A tailfin sculpture amid some Christmas paraphenalia at Gunwharf Quays...

A tailfin sculpture amid some Christmas paraphenalia at Gunwharf Quays…


Four real trees, a red Christmas tree, and the Spinnaker beyond...

Four real trees, a red Christmas tree, and the Spinnaker beyond…

An afternoon ramble around Southsea…

Anyone fancy a Christmas Day swim?

Anyone fancy a Christmas Day swim?


Just a brief, light shower despite the clouds...

Just a brief, light shower despite the clouds…


Seating on Southsea seafront...

Seating on Southsea seafront…


The Naval War Memorial...and the Spinnaker Tower in the distance...

The Naval War Memorial…and the Spinnaker Tower in the distance…


Rocks and waves...

Rocks and waves…


Moon and bird...

Moon and bird…


United Salons unisex hairdressers in Castle Street...

United Salons unisex hairdressers in Castle Street…


Chantelle shop window...

Chantelle shop window…


Junction of Albert Road with Exmouth Road, with the Kings Theatre on the left...

Junction of Albert Road with Exmouth Road, with the Kings Theatre on the left…

Gosport High Street, and Portsmouth Harbour early evening…

Gosport High Street, near the Conservative Club...

Gosport High Street, near the Conservative Club…


Bizzie Bees shop, Gosport High Street...

Bizzie Bees shop, Gosport High Street…


Spinnaker Tower, and reflections, as seen from aboard the Gosport Ferry...

Spinnaker Tower, and reflections, as seen from aboard the Gosport Ferry…

Green, black, white, red, pink, silver…

Piebald horse, grazing in a field off Cartwright Drive, Titchfield...

Piebald horse, grazing in a field off Cartwright Drive, Titchfield…


Two red dresses in a shop in West Street, Fareham...

Two red dresses in a shop in West Street, Fareham…


Two chairs, in a furniture shop in Orchard Road, Southsea...

Two chairs, in a furniture shop in Orchard Road, Southsea…

West Street morning abstraction…and Portsmouth Harbour early evening…

Fareham West Street morning skyline...

Fareham West Street morning skyline…


Ship and Castle pub, by Portsmouth Hard...

Ship and Castle pub, by Portsmouth Hard…


Christmas Tree lighting on a mast of HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Hard...

Christmas Tree lighting on a mast of HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Hard…

Three circles…

A blue Chinese plate (not Ming!)...

A blue plate…

 

A smiling alarm clock...

A smiling alarm clock…

 

The moon over Southsea this evening...with a little blue artistic licence ;)..

The moon over Southsea this evening…with a little blue artistic licence ;)..

Post number 333 – Fratton station around daybreak…and Portsmouth Guildhall swaying in the wind ;)

Fratton railway station at around 7.15 this morning…


A ferocious gust of wind as I entered Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square this morning…either that, or I had the camera’s quasi-fisheye functionality switched on ;)…


And this is what it really looked like…Portsmouth’s Guildhall, watched over by Queen Victoria, far left…

A postbox revisited…and a couple of evening moonshots…

Postbox…Segensworth Road West, Titchfield…


The moon, as seen through some Fareham street furniture…


The moon over Portsmouth Harbour this evening…and the closest I’ll ever get to astro-photography ;)…

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