"Mam, I,m gang for a walk wid me camera.."

My Neighbour

View from my bedroom.
Years ago when I was a lad I remember watching a video on how-to-take-pictures called, Lichfield On Photography Part One, (never seen part two) by the late Patrick Lichfield. I am sure if I watched that programme now it would be horrendous, the soundtrack certainly was.
One thing from the video that has stayed with me all these years was old paddy telling us that you should start by photographing the area within a mile to your home. This advice is still something I live by today. It also brings to mind that old Marcel Proust quote used by myself far too many times;

The real discovery consists not in seek new landscapes, but in having new eyes..

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