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Ian Mason | @thedimpause

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  • Dร  Mhรฌle Seaweed Gin


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  • Big, Big, Big Red Wine


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  • Abergavenny Food Festival means Little Rumba


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  • The Great Gatsby


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  • Biltong and Cider


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  • Abergavenny Food Festival

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  • Early at Abergavenny Food Festival


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  • Calm, crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean


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  • Hazy balcony sunset


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  • Rajah Rammohun Roy


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  • Father's Day


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  • Steyn bowling


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  • Lamphey Church


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  • Beach stroll


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  • Freshwater East


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  • Black & White


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  • Grey Trees


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  • Grey May Day


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  • Skeleton mosaic found in Turkey - "Be cheerful and live your life"


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    ๐Ÿ”– History Blog

  • Antarctic 100 Memorial


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  • Awaiting The Rite of Spring


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  • iPad carnage


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  • Ffresh Fish & Chips


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  • Garden visitor


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  • Retro-gaming


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  • Sparrows for breakfast?


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  • Lighthouse


    via Instagram [bit.ly/25ASH3w](http://bit.ly/25ASH3w)

  • Musical Dinner II


    via Instagram [bit.ly/1pQZFRg](http://bit.ly/1pQZFRg)

  • Musical Dinner I


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  • Looking back...


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  • Lonely beach photo


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  • Fishermen, Cape Verde


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  • Main square


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  • Santa Maria


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  • Mystery object


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  • Small beer


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  • Jaipur & a bacon butty

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  • Rainbow over Manchester Airport


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  • Misty Fernhill


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  • Cardiff Bay, March 2016


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  • Tabasco is great!


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  • Twickenham feeling like Wales...


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  • The Prince Blucher, Twickenham Green


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  • Espresso & Grappa


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  • Sunlight


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  • Photo Madness!


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  • "The frost has settled down upon the trees"


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  • Charging


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  • Melody Gardot in Cardiff


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  • Burnt Graffiti


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  • Too much music...


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  • Detail of the Picton memorial


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  • General Picton memorial, Carmarthen


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  • Tenby beach


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  • Books


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  • Tenby on a rainy day


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  • The outstanding Starsailor in Bristol last night


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  • Sun streaming in today


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  • I may be in the wrong place...


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  • Preparing for Foo Fighters at Milton Keynes Bowl


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  • Drinking like a fish


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  • Sunset over Iggy Pop at Milton Keynes Bowl


    via Instagram [bit.ly/1JYhL6o](http://bit.ly/1JYhL6o)

  • Ready for King Crimson at St. David’s Hall http://t.co/SSRAhsUqi4

    King crimson

  • Green Man Festival #9 - The Drink


    via Instagram [bit.ly/1Jjhv4H](http://bit.ly/1Jjhv4H)

  • Green Man Festival #8 - This is the Kit


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  • Green Man Festival #7 - Black YaYa


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  • Green Man Festival #6 - Tom Robinson


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  • Green Man Festival #5 - Darren Hanlon


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  • Green Man Festival #3 - Syd Arthur


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  • Green Man Festival #4 - Bombs


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  • Green Man Festival #2 - The Fall


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  • Green Man Festival #1 - Courtney Barnett, in silhouette


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  • Sleeping pillion


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  • Sunrise at Agios Nikolaos harbour


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  • A shed, a caravan and a small olive grove - what more could you want?


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  • View of Agios Nikolaos whilst walking to Stoupa this morning

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  • Agios Nikolaos at night

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  • Pantazi Beach


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  • Sunset at Agios Nikolaos

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  • Portishead with Thom Yorke at Latitude 2015

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  • Very good - Tom Robinson playing through a few songs pre-official slot


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  • Lake swimming at Latitude Festival


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  • Craft ale danger!


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  • Pellรฉas et Mรฉlisande / WNO


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  • Nearing the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain


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  • Browns Fish and Chips in Pembroke


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  • Cleddau Bridge II


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  • Cleddau Bridge


    via Instagram [bit.ly/1vQhRNh](http://bit.ly/1vQhRNh)

  • Freshwater East


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  • Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir

    Photo via Instagram bit.ly/1t7NHwX

  • Reflections of Butty Bach

    Butty Bach

    Photo via Instagram bit.ly/1t7NGch

  • Three Choirs Vineyard, near Newent

    Three Choirs Vineyard

    Photo via Instagram bit.ly/Yqhusk

  • Sun-drying tomatoes in Ravello

  • Ravello - outside the location where D. H. Lawrence wrote some of Lady Chatterley’s Lover http://t.co/N6qJvZBoA3

    Ravello

  • Vesuvius crater #2

  • Vesuvius crater #1

  • View over Naples from Vesuvius

  • Tom having a little jig on the top of Vesuvius :) http://t.co/Htr12exSY8

    Vesuvius

  • In Herculaneum http://t.co/xFmPtqH6vu

    Herculaneum

  • Bronze herm of a homeowner, Herculaneum

  • Herculaneum

  • Memorial Arch, Pompeii

  • Navigating Pompeii http://t.co/3dvbfpjDlp

    BuSO2BeCMAI8SJW

  • Vesuvius from Sant Agnello

    Vesuvius

  • First pizza in Italy! http://t.co/isACPBrrT5

    Pizza

  • …but #AutoAwesome doesn’t always get its panoramas quite right! http://t.co/cpLBEsYPQ5

    lindos panorama

  • Today I discovered that Google’s #AutoAwesome creates its own panoramas… http://t.co/YV6kl0lgy4

    Tate and Globe

  • Two Spitfires overhead

    The Secret Garden Party

  • The Emerald City

    The Secret Garden Party

  • Quite like what Google’s #AutoAwesome has been doing to my photos - this one of Uplands, #Swansea … http://t.co/WJrOJ0G1Ho

    Uplands

  • Stations past and present

  • Aberdare Station

  • Michael Sobell Sports Centre, Aberdare

  • Quails' eggs #2

  • Quails' eggs

  • Avebury

  • Avebury stones

  • Chiswick from on high

    Morning view over Chiswick from Hammersmith Premier Inn #London

  • Arcade Fire

    Arcade Fire, Earl's Court, Saturday 7th June 2014

  • Cardiff Bay from the barrage

  • Old, worn out & faded

  • Aberdare skyline

  • Pwll Waun Cynon Nature Reserve

  • Elbow

    Elbow at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff on Tuesday 8th April 2014

  • Fog filling the Cynon Valley

  • Kachikally Crocodile Pools

    Bakau, #TheGambia

  • Clouds over Aberdare

  • Kachikally Crocodile Pool, The Gambia

    Crocodiles gambia

    Nests

    Nests gambia

    #TheGambia #pressgram

  • High over North Africa

    High over North Africa

    High over africa

    Sunset en route to UK

  • Aberdare Station: Early morning coal train approaching

    #DiscoverPressgram

    Coal train aberdare

  • Coal train aberdare

    Early morning coal train approaching Aberdare Station

  • Towy

    River towy

    Sunset over the River Towy near Carmarthen

  • The Station: My favourite #pub in Sutton Coldfield #pressgram http://t.co/GDsi86TnlL

    The station

  • The Station

    The station

    My favourite #pub in Sutton Coldfield #pressgram

  • Morning contrails: #sunrise #pressgram http://t.co/A1lNMJHt0K

    Contrails

  • Morning contrails

    Contrails

    #sunrise #pressgram

  • Cat by firelight

    Duffy firelight

  • Rusty Bridge

    Rusty bridge

    Rusty #Autumn in the Cynon Valley

  • KT Tunstall stage

    Kttunstall stage

    St. David’s Hall

  • Shiraz and KT Tunstall

    Shiraz tunstall

    KT Tunstall at St. David’s Hall, Cardiff tonight #Music

  • Paul and Tina at the Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd

    Paul tina bunch

  • Arctic Monkeys

    Arctic monkeys

    Cardiff Motopoint Areana, Tuesday 29th October 2013 #arcticmonkeys #cardiff

  • Tracks Fernhill: Green light #tracks #DiscoverPressgram http://t.co/02MgMiaGjp

    Tracks fernhill

  • Tracks Fernhill

    Tracks fernhill

    Green light #tracks #DiscoverPressgram

  • View from Peace Park

    Peace park

    There was some blue sky today in the #CynonValley

  • Early morning - Streetlights, Aberdare

    Aberdare streetlights

  • Bar One

    Bar one

  • Sunset over Cardiff Bay

    Cardiff bay sunset

  • Cardiff Bay

    Millennium centre

    Millennium Centre

  • Fish and chips

    Fish chips

    Fish and chips, Rhoswenallt Inn

  • Abergavenny Food Festival

    Abergavenny food festival

    Buying Welsh Cakes!

  • Vietnamese Summer Roll

    Vietnamese summer roll

    Vietnamese tofu summer roll at the Abergavenny Food Festival

  • Severn Bridge


    Dreadful weather crossing the Severn Bridge

  • Pint of Bullshit


    Sweet potato and fig tagine - plus a pint of Bullshit

  • Shakespearean character


    Stained glass at the RSC Theatres

  • Swan Theatre stage


    Stage set for opening of Titus Andronicus

  • Titus Andronicus


    Some light-hearted entertainment lined up for tonight!

  • Wild Beaver


    I haven't (yet) taken up the offer...

  • The bright day is done...


    Evening meal all done and posted! Can tell we're staying in Shakespeare's county :)

  • Apple dessert, White Swan


    Apple samosa, cinnamon panna cotta, apple sorbet, poached apples, toffee apple purรฉe - White Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon #food

  • Plaice main, White Swan


    Poached plaice in burnt caraway noisette, crayfish tortellini, saffron spiced white radish, candied lemon - White Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon #food

  • Salmon main, White Swan


    Pan roast salmon, mussels & cocoa bean chowder - White Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon #food

  • Quail starter, White Swan


    Pan roast quail breast, confit leg, Scotch quail egg, spring onions, quinoa, radish - White Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon #food

  • King prawn and chorizo linguine


    Rhoswenallt Inn evening meal

  • Usk Castle


    Trotsky at Usk Castle

  • Giant Hogweed


    Giant Hogweed at Usk Castle

  • Rhod Gilbert


    Last night's entertainment was excellent!

  • Moon and Chinese lantern


    Moon and Chinese lantern over Green Man Festival #greenman13

  • Red berries


    Red berries in a sea of knotweed

  • Yes, #Pressgram has arrived - my first quick photo test! #photography http://t.co/PNDp3buTtp

    Serverroom

  • Lindos Amphitheatre and Acropolis http://t.co/mhV1qz0XSt

    156117 climber 08 06 2013 13 07 16

  • Lindos https://t.co/MbRRDnjGkG

    156110 ianam 1375783271457

  • Rooftop cafe in Lindos. http://t.co/lvfH9FRDYa

    156106 sprinter 08 06 2013 12 56 37

  • But for a brighter view I can always look up from the table! #bbccricket #bbcashes http://t.co/gcx9emRRSE

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  • This is what my grey and white (like the DRS!) world looks like now #bbccricket #bbcashes #ashes http://t.co/nlaB1iL7XY

    BQ5 UxHCYAAQOtG

  • …but I can be tempted away https://t.co/r0SBtmaAzS

    154708 ianam 1375637761234

  • My Greek beloved… https://t.co/bVhjIBVcaJ

    154706 ianam 1375637694702

  • Whitebait, fried courgettes, dips #foodphoto http://t.co/3rxdcre5ys

    whitebait

  • Beach outside our apartments at Pefkos, Rhodes. http://t.co/ZIvczysQfV

    Pefkos, Rhodes

  • I don’t make many cakes but second time for this one in 2 weeks - Spiced Olive Oil Cake - http://t.co/qdbmCxoa - great! http://t.co/atBUls7e

    Spiced olive oil cake

  • Millennium Stadium from up high! http://t.co/zvbFqtLo

    Millennium stadium

  • Even the snowmen are Villa supporters in Sutton Coldfield! http://t.co/cck9hOmx

    Birmingham 20120205 00233

  • Peace Park a little flooded - could have walked along fence, I suppose! http://t.co/TYPIJcrA

    Peace Park flooded

  • Xmas dinner is over! Sitting down to drink now! http://t.co/z65zkOEq

    Xmas Dinner

  • Uploaded a whole batch of photos taken with my phone up to flickr…Green Man 2011, Turkey and more! http://t.co/OGFI7864

  • Throwing Muses at The Gate, Cardiff http://t.co/FJEhXn5w

    Throwing Muses

  • Julian Cope at The Globe, Cardiff on Saturday night. http://t.co/iDa4lqMU

    Julian Cope

  • Wales Millennium Centre, pre-Strictly Gershwin http://t.co/4NLtlmJF

    WMC

  • Stonehenge - thee days in Wiltshire/Dorset instead of two weeks in Cyprus! http://twitpic.com/61aesu

    Stonehenge

  • Toilet humour still prevalent ;) http://twitpic.com/551xom

    Toilet humour

  • Great looking ground in Mumbai - RT @Aggerscricket: We are in! http://twitpic.com/4fz3lq

    Mumbai

  • Dylan Thomas' writing shed and boat house - better pictures will be uploaded to http://flickr.com/ianam soon! http://plixi.com/p/85193068

  • Ready for rugby - 4 pint take-out of Butty Bach, free Wye Valley glass & mat from Red Cow Inn! http://twitpic.com/43z01z

    Butty Bach

  • Alfred Hitchcock alive and well in Carmarthen - thousands of starlings! http://twitpic.com/41i8rw

    Starlings

  • Smoke Fairies at the Green Man Festival last night - in the rain! http://twitpic.com/2gq1f7

    Smoke Fairies

  • Test image from Opera Mini on phone - CenterParcs climbing wall! http://twitpic.com/2ftmpb

    CenterParcs climbing wall

  • Messy hair day! http://twitpic.com/28lxdf

    Messy hair day

  • On the beach at Weston. http://twitpic.com/28lzwu

    On the beach at Weston

  • Very bracing and blustery on Sully Island today! http://twitpic.com/1sgt8n

    Sully Island

  • White Horse Hill http://twitpic.com/1qbyis

    White Horse Hill

  • Had picnic on White Horse Hill - great weather and scenery! http://twitpic.com/1qcjox

    Picnic on White Horse Hill

  • http://twitpic.com/1ifiui - Daffodils!

    Daffodils

  • http://twitpic.com/1ifiya - Daffodils!

    Daffodils

  • http://twitpic.com/1ifm2z - 2 bbqs in 2 days! Some of it in rain today tho'!

    BBQ

  • http://twitpic.com/1e0juk - Hay not all about pubs though!

    Books

  • http://twitpic.com/1e1nxe - Sunny day!

    Sunny day

  • http://twitpic.com/1e1w1g - Even warm and dry enough to sit outside Kilverts Inn …

    Kilverts Inn

  • http://twitpic.com/1e2elw - Gravitas.

    Gravitas

  • http://twitpic.com/1dt5vr - Beacons snow in April!

    Beacons

  • http://twitpic.com/1duzo9 - Pubs of Hay-on-Wye #1 - staying here!

    Black Lion

  • http://twitpic.com/1dv99i - Hay pub #2 - sardines, anchovies and Landlord…

    Blue Boar

  • http://twitpic.com/1dvjpl - Rural view from room window - leaning out trying to find a phone signal :(

    Hay

  • http://twitpic.com/1dvl30 - Hay pub #3 - several beers, including lovely HPA!

    Kilverts

  • http://twitpic.com/16kvq4 - First cake I’ve baked in years - made with help of Seren for Denise’s birthday! Carrot cake, in case you’re wondering.

    Den's birthday cake

  • http://twitpic.com/x6uci - See - Domesticity at home, laptop in kitchen = multiple tweets…

    Kitchen

  • http://twitpic.com/wrlow - Sent home because of #uksnow - which has now completely stopped!

    MACS snow

  • http://twitpic.com/wrm82 - See!!

    Snow

  • http://twitpic.com/uh8zf - Early morning snow on 21st December, and a day off work :)

    Snow

  • http://twitpic.com/uhw4a - Afternoon snow! More in the gallery at nntk.net

    Snow

  • http://twitpic.com/u01le - Then & now :) (Higher quality images at http://nntk.net)

    Then and now

  • http://twitpic.com/tx1lq - See, #snow in Aberdare!

    Snow

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