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The Black Mountains

The Black Mountains are the furthest of the Brecon Beacons ranges from me so I rarely go there. I didn’t go there this time either, but I used my long lens to capture Sugar Loaf at sunset. I had gone to photograph Pen y Fan and Corn Du, but it was shrouded in persistent cloud.

Sugar Loaf

Pen Allt-mawr and Pen Cerrig-calch ……

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Pobbles Beach and Around

Yesterday afternoon, I drove to Southgate to walk to Pobbles Beach for sunset. The BBC cloud cover forecast said there would be no cloud at all, so it was no surprise that there was a little too much cloud for a decent sunset. I did take a few photos though.

Oxwich Bay

Pobbles Beach

Pobbles ……

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Thwarted by Cloud

It’s been rather dull recently since the snow disappeared and this afternoon a break in the dullness was forecast. Sure enough, as the afternoon started, the cloud disappeared and blue sky was seen. I headed out to Storey Arms car park with the aim of photographing Pen y Fan from Fan Fawr. But the trouble with mountains is they tend to generate cloud – beyond the national park, skies were clear but in the hills, ……

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Pen y Fan Massif at Sunset!

I spent yesterday in the Brecon Beacons. I had planned on viewing Pen y Fan from Pentwyn Reservoir, but had to turn round at Pontsticill as it was too snowy and despite having 4 brand new tyres, it wasn’t worth attempting the hills. Plus I was obviously annoying people in their Chelsea Taxis as they kept tailgating me on the snow – this is perhaps the only time in recent years that having a big ……

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