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9th April 2021

Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales

Going back in time here at goHOWiE.com, remembering the first time I clapped eyes on the wonderful Bwa Gwyn sea arch near Rhoscolyn on the coast of Anglesey, North Wales, all the way back in 2007.

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8th April 2021

Time lapse of a gibbous moon rising in a blue sky

I love filming the moon, with it's constantly changing cycle.

This time lapse video, shot from the front of my house in North Wales, features a gibbous moon tracking through a blue afternoon sky.

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6th April 2021

VVideo of twilight over South Stack lighthouse, Anglesey, North Wales Time lapse of sunset over South Stack lighthouse, Anglesey, North Wales

A beautiful sunset and twilight over South Stack lighthouse on the Isle of Anglesey, just off the North Wales coast, presented here in both real time and time lapse video.

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5th April 2021

Panoramic view of Flint castle at high spring tide, North Wales coast This video features the ruins of the medieval castle on the North Wales coast at Flint on the day of the high spring tide. This is one of the few annual high tides where the sea actually reaches the castle walls Time lapse of high spring tide at Flint castle, North Wales Video of the spring tidal bore on the river Dee estuary, North Wales

The high spring tides around the North Wales coast at the end of March 2021 gave me a great opportunity to get out and about to film and photograph the tidal bore on the River Dee estuary, followed by high tide at Flint Castle.

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2nd April 2021

Goleudy Tŵr Mawr - Big Tower on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales Goleudy Tŵr Mawr - Big Tower on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales Ruins of Llanddwyn Church on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales

Here are the final three images from my 2007 photoshoot on the beautiful and enigmatic Llanddwyn Island, on the southwestern tip of Anglesey, just off the North Wales coast.

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1st April 2021

Goleudy Tŵr Bach - Little Tower on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales Goleudy Tŵr Bach - Little Tower on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales Goleudy Tŵr Mawr - Big Tower on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales

Three more images of Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales, selected from a beautiful afternoon's photoshoot there way back in the summer of 2007.

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29th March 2021

Signpost at Llanddwyn Island, Newborough Beach, Anglesey, North Wales Celtic cross on Llanddwyn Island, Newborough Beach, Anglesey, North Wales Goleudy Tŵr Bach - Little Tower on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales

North wales has so much beauty concentrated into such a small area we are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a location to spend the day photographing.

But one location is an all time favourite of mine (when the weather's nice, that is) and that is Llanddwyn Island on the southwestern corner of Anglesey.

Just stunning!

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28th March 2021

Electricity pylon and cables against a blue sky Electricity pylon and cables against a blue sky Electricity pylon and cables against a blue sky

Continuing with our industrial theme, I came across this majestic electricty pylon in the hills near Pentre Halkyn, North Wales, and was able to walk around and underneath it.

A rare treat, as usually you can't get near them!

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26th March 2021

Wylfa nuclear power station at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales Wylfa nuclear power station at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales Wylfa nuclear power station at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales

The magnox nuclear power station at Wylfa makes a dramatic addition to the coastline of Anglesey, seen here from the far side of Cemlyn Bay nature reserve on a beautiful morning before sunrise.

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24th March 2021

Abandoned brick works at Porth Wen, Anglesey, North Wales coast Abandoned brick works at Porth Wen, Anglesey, North Wales coast Abandoned brick works at Porth Wen, Anglesey, North Wales coast

It isn't only ruined castles that you'll find dotted along the North Wales coastline.

This is Porth Wen on the Anglesey coast, home to a fascinating industrial legacy, an abandoned Victorian brickworks and harbour, slowly decaying under the influence of the sea and the weather.

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22nd March 2021

Ballybunion castle, County Kerry on the Irish coast Ballybunion castle, County Kerry on the Irish coast Ballybunion castle, County Kerry on the Irish coast Ballybunion castle, County Kerry on the Irish coast

A diiferent part of the world, but a similar gorgeous coastline to North Wales.

This is Ballybunion castle on the Atlantic coast of County Kerry, Ireland.

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19th March 2021

Sunset over Rhyl beach at low tide on the North Wales coast Sunset over Rhyl beach at low tide on the North Wales coast Sunset over Rhyl beach at low tide on the North Wales coast Sunset over Rhyl beach at low tide on the North Wales coast

A summer's evening on the North Wales coast, looking out over the beach at Rhyl, exposed at low tide and very lovely.

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18th March 2021

Penmon Point lighthouse at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales

Penmon Point lighthouse on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, caught in the half light of a peaceful summer's dawn.

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17th March 2021

Time lapse of clouds and sunshine over Flint Castle, North Wales coast

This time lapse video features lovely spring weather over the ruins of Flint Castle on the North Wales coast.

It's great to be able to move around a little bit in our local area now!

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16th March 2021

Time lapse of sunset over Moel Famau, North Wales

I took advantage of the easing of lockdown in Wales to capture this lovely sunset time lapse over Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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15th March 2021

Time lapse of full moon rising behind tree branches

A beautiful full moon rising through a clear evening sky over my housing estate in North Wales is captured in this time lapse video.

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12th March 2021

Conway Castle at dusk, North Wales Conway Castle at dusk, North Wales

The magnificent Conwy castle on the North Wales coast, photographed at the beginning and end of evening twilight.

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10th March 2021

View over North Wales mountains from the Sychnant Pass View over North Wales mountains from the Sychnant Pass

One of the loveliest walks on the North Wales coast is along the Sychnant pass, high in the hills above Penmaenmawr, giving stunning views along the coast and inland to the Carneddau mountains.

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9th March 2021

Crescent moon and tree at dusk Crescent moon and tree at dusk Crescent moon and telegraph pole at dusk

Three images showing a combination of some of my favourite things.

A new crescent moon sinking slowly towards the western horizon and the magical change in light at dusk.

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8th March 2021

Puffin Island, Anglesey, North Wales with clouds and sunbeams Puffin Island, Anglesey, North Wales with clouds and sunbeams

An amazing display of sunbeams over Puffin Island on the North Wales coast, as photographed from high up on Sychnant Pass above Penmaenmawr.

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6th March 2021

Ellin's tower on the cliffs at South Stack, Anglesey, North Wales Ellin's tower on the cliffs at South Stack, Anglesey, North Wales Ellin's tower on the cliffs at South Stack, Anglesey, North Wales

A view back along the stunning cliffs at South Stack on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, featuring the RSPB lookout of Ellin's Tower.

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5th March 2021

Penmon Point lighthouse in the morning sun, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse in the morning sun, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse in the morning sun, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse in the morning sun, Anglesey, North Wales

A stunning midsummer's day early morning back in 2007 at Penmon Point on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey.

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2nd March 2021

Puffin Island under stormy skies, Anglesey, North Wales Puffin Island under stormy skies, Anglesey, North Wales

Nice sunny days are alright for picnics, but for dramatic photography give me stormy skies, such as these over Puffin Island just off the coast of Anglesey, North Wales.

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26th February 2021

Penmon Point lighthouse and Puffin Island at sunrise, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse at sunrise, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse and Puffin Island at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales Penmon Point lighthouse and Puffin Island at dawn, Anglesey, North Wales

An early summer sunrise from back in 2007 at one of the most beautiful places in the world - Penmon Point on the Isle of Anglesey, just off the North Wales coast.

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22nd February 2021

Tryfan mountain at sunrise, Snowdonia, North Wales Tryfan mountain at sunrise, Snowdonia, North Wales Tryfan mountain at sunrise, Snowdonia, North Wales Tryfan mountain at sunrise, Snowdonia, North Wales

Britain's favourite mountain, Tryfan in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, captured here in the first light of a June morning back in 2007.

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19th February 2021

South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast South Stack lighthouse at sunset, Anglesey on the North Wales coast

Another iconic North Wales location taken from my 2007 archives, this is the stunning South Stack lighthouse on the coast of Anglesey, North Wales.

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18th February 2021

Llyn Ogwen, Snowdonia, North Wales under stormy skies Llyn Ogwen, Snowdonia, North Wales under stormy skies Llyn Ogwen, Snowdonia, North Wales under stormy skies Llyn Ogwen, Snowdonia, North Wales under stormy skies

Llyn Ogwen in the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales at sunrise under typically interesting weather!

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16th February 2021

Poppies with orange petals in a garden Poppies with orange petals in a garden Orange poppy flower Papaver Orientale with backlit petals Orange poppy flower Papaver Orientale with backlit petals Orange poppy flower Papaver Orientale with backlit petals Orange poppy flower Papaver Orientale with backlit petals

A flashback to the glorious summer of 2007, spending time in our back garden with my first digital camera (Canon 5D) and a 100mm macro lens.

Happy Days!

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15th February 2021

Steps on a cruise ship Sun loungers on a cruise ship Red painted door and handle on a cruise ship Table with shadows on the deck of a cruise ship

Happy memories of warmth and sunshine on board a P&O cruise ship strolling around photographing the wealth of on-board details in-between visits to exotic lands!

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12th February 2021

Fishmonger cutting up a tuna in Funchal market, Madeira, Portugal Display of handbags in Funchal market, Madeira, Portugal Display of fruit in Funchal market, Madeira, Portugal Embroidered cloth at Funchal market, Madeira, Portugal

The main market in Funchal, the capital of Madeira, proved to be a goldmine of photographic opportunity, and a great place to wander around in its own right.

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8th February 2021

Sunset over Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean Sunset over Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean Sunset over Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean Sunset over Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean Sunset over Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean Sunset over Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean

Remember going on holiday?.

I've delved into my archives looking for a bit of summer cheer and come up with this series of images from 2007, showing the sunset over Madeira, taken from the deck of a cruise ship.

Maybe one day....

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4th February 2021

Video of a coal tit on a garden seed feeder Video of a coal tit on a garden seed feeder

Just for a bit of lockdown fun I've started trying to video and photograph the small birds that visit our garden seed feeder.

And here are my first two attempts.

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1st February 2021

Woman paddling at Llanddona Beach, Anglesey, North Wales Woman paddling at Llanddona Beach, Anglesey, North Wales VW campervan at Llanddona Beach, Anglesey, North Wales

A flashback to a freer time last summer, enjoying a beautiful August day at the beach at Llanddona on the isle of Anglesey, just off the North Wales coast.

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