Winter Receding

Winter receding

Forced back by warming water

Bringing back new life

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Hafod-Morfa Copperworks

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In springtime sunshine

A walk along the river

Industrial past

Ruins of old copperworks

Fall slowly into ruins


The Hafod-Morfa copperworks is part of Swansea’s industrial heritage. There are plans to rejuvenate the area to highlight its importance in the Swansea economy of the past.

Loneliness – It’s What Happens When They Grow Up

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Children now grown up.
Mindful of the time we spent
Playing together.


I just love the emotions involved in this photo. It’s so full of memories, happy and sad. It’s a reminder that children don’t stay young, forever.

Originally, I titled this photo, Neglect. But I now like to think of it as Loneliness because it tells a story of having been a best friend, now abandoned in favour of more important interests.

Well. Almost abandoned. The spiders found a good home there! And the contrast between the spiders’ webs and the man-made netting is a treat.

Enjoy your children while you can. Treasure the time that you have with them. There will be plenty of time for your career once they leave home. At least, there’ll be a little time until the grandchildren come along.

And then you can re-live those days all over again.