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Ian Mason | @thedimpause

birthday β€” day 19 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Father and daughter both had birthdays this week! πŸŽ‚

Two people sitting at a bar with glasses of red wine and a bottle of Tilia wine on the table.

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Finished reading: The Anglo-Saxons by Marc Morris πŸ“š

🏷 Books

mood β€” day 18 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

A night sky with a silhouette of tree branches, some leaves illuminated by artificial light from below, against a backdrop of a wooden fence adorned with string lights.

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Black Lion, Aberaeron. Quiet little beer garden (yard?) overlooked by a chapel πŸΊπŸ’’

Two glasses of beer on a wooden table, with an outdoor seating area and stone buildings in the background.

🏷 Photography 🏷 Beer

Location check in πŸ—Ί β€” Black Lion, Aberaeron - Sunny Dai by Cardigan Brewery 🍺

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🏷 Location 🏷 Beer

Clear skies last night means there’s a little frost this morning. Sitting outside with a hot coffee β˜•οΈ

A serene pond surrounded by budding trees with a small wooden dock in the foreground and clear blue skies above.

🏷 Photography 🏷 Coffee


A night sky filled with stars. A low-light scene with silhouettes of trees against a twilight sky reflected on the surface of a pond, with a wooden dock post in the foreground.

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After a birthday day of beach, beer and pizza will be finishing with cheese (Perl Wen and Perl Las) and wine. Then hot tub in the dark, hopefully with some clear and starry skies. Evening weather forecast looks good 😊 🌌

A table set with a bottle of Barolo wine, two glasses, a box of crackers, a plate of cheese, a bowl of olives, and a small jar of pear and date chutney.

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🏷 Photography 🏷 Food 🏷 Weather

Another breezy beach walk today

Sandy beach with a lone figure walking, coastal buildings nestled on the hillside, dark clouds overhead.

🏷 Photography

transcendence β€” day 17 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Saint Carannog overlooking Llangrannog

A bronze statue of a figure looking out to sea, standing on a cliff overlooking a rugged coastline with a sandy beach, rocky outcrops, and rolling green hills under a cloudy sky.

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Location check in πŸ—Ί β€” The Grosvenor, Cardigan - Cardigan Brewery Dai IPA 🍺

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🏷 Location 🏷 Beer

It’s my birthday today πŸŽ‚

Got a fortune cookie to open with my cards πŸ₯ 

Better to be lucky than clever

A collection of birthday greeting cards displayed on a surface, one featuring an illustration of a person reading with the phrase I like to party and by party I mean read books. In front of the cards, there's a fortune cookie wrapper

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First BBQ of 2024 🍷

A barbecue grill cooking sausages and mushrooms, outdoors near a fence and greenspace. Outdoor meal setup with two glasses of red wine, a bottle, grilled sausages, slices of bread on plates, coleslaw, Sriracha sauce, and condiments on a white round table with a natural backdrop.

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🏷 Photography 🏷 Wine

flΓ’neur β€” day 16 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Is a beach flΓ’neur possible? New Quay, Ceredigion

A person walking on a sandy beach with boats in the water and buildings along the coastline under a blue sky dotted with clouds.

🏷 Photography

Had a fantastic weekend in Bristol celebrating my daughter’s birthday - Japanese restaurant, board game bar-cafΓ© and cake πŸŽ‚

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🏷 Photography 🏷 Food 🏷 Games

small β€” day 15 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

St Thomas' Hospital, London, late 1980s - I worked as an electron microscopist πŸ”¬

A laboratory setup with an old computer, various electronic measurement devices, and an electron microscope.

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Location check in πŸ—Ί β€” The Social, Bristol for veggie breakfast and a Bloody Mary

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🏷 Location

🎡 My Top weekly artists as logged by

Peter Doherty & FrΓ©dΓ©ric Lo (12 plays)
The Libertines (11)
Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog (9)
FurtwΓ€ngler, VPO (4)
FurtwΓ€ngler, BPO (3)

🏷 Music

cactus β€” day 14 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Prickly pears in front of olives. Kalamata, Greece, 2015

An olive grove with mature trees and prickly pear cacti in the foreground under a cloudy sky.

🏷 Photography

Location check in πŸ—Ί β€” Beercosm. Cheddar Ales Totty Pot Dark Porter 🍺

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🏷 Location 🏷 Beer

Location check in πŸ—Ί β€” Izakaya Japanese Bar, Bristol πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅

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🏷 Location

page β€” day 13 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Beer festivals past. When we had a plan πŸ™‚πŸΊ

Black and white printed page listing beers, and their descriptions, available at a beer festival

🏷 Photography 🏷 Beer

magic β€” day 12 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

A little hidden magic in Lisbon, April 2023 πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή

A vintage yellow and red tram with a Coca-Cola advertisement on its side travels on a street in a sunny urban setting with classic European architecture.

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sky β€” day 11 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Edinburgh, November 2023

Sun rising over a flat topped rocky mountain illuminating white clouds in a bright blue sky. Old fragment of a stone pillar in the foreground, buildings of a city in the distance.

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train β€” day 10 of the april 2024 photoblogging challenge πŸ“Έ

Edinburgh Waverley Station, November 2023

A train station with multiple platforms and trains, with classical architecture in the background under a partly cloudy sky. Beyond the station, historic buildings on a hill, including a castle and a monument, are visible.

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