< December 2012 >

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Sunday, 2nd December Ships
Liverpool Docks
Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Monday, 3rd December Ships
Double rainbow
Tuesday, 4th December Gas Arctic
Wednesday, 5th December Cruise Terminal linkspan
Ships
Indoor rainbow
Marines helicopter
Friday, 7th December Fishing boats and HMS Mersey
Saturday, 8th December HMS Mersey
Sunday, 9th December HMS Mersey
Liverpool Docks
Monday, 10th December Liverpool before dawn
Tuesday, 11th December Sunrise and ships
Thursday, 13th December Sunrise
Saturday, 15th December Auteuil
Saturday, 22nd December Lincoln, NE
Sunday, 23rd December Driving to Omaha
General Crooke House, Omaham, NE
Durham Museum, Omaha, NE
Monday, 24th December Cupid and Taylor
Friday, 28th December Taylor
Saturday, 29th December Cats and catnip
Snow
Roper Park, Lincoln, NE
Lincoln, NE
Tuesday, 31st December Cats and catnip

Sunday, 2nd December

Ships

Kelly C Ben-My-Chree Ben-My-Chree RFA Orangeleaf (A110), assisted by Smit Barbados (stern), Smit Collingwood (bow) and Smit Sandon (ahead)
Suna Stolt Skua SKS Mosel assisted by Svitzer Nari (bow), Svitzer Sussex (amidships) and Svitzer Stanlow (stern) Smit Sandon, Smit Collingwood and Smit Waterloo
Smit Collingwood

Liverpool Docks

Union Emerald Smit Sandon De Zeemeeuw Zapadnyy
Tambourin and Zapadnyy MSC Buffalo Seatruck Panorama

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Stanley Dock locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The locks provide access to the Liverpool dock system from the canal.

Stanley Dock locks Stanley Dock locks Stanley Dock locks Stanley Dock locks

Monday, 3rd December

Ships

Loach PV Petrel Theseus Theseus
Nordic Chantal Nova Cura Nova Cura Nova Cura
Chemtrans Alster

Double rainbow

Double rainbow

Tuesday, 4th December

Gas Arctic

Wednesday, 5th December

Cruise Terminal linkspan

The linkspan for the Isle of Man ferry has been detatched and taken over to Cammell Laird.

Smit Waterloo and Svitzer Maltby Smit Waterloo and Smit Sandon Smit Waterloo and Smit Sandon

Ships

Bit Oktania Jevenau Svitzer Maltby
Hildegaard assisted by Svitzer Nari (bow), Svitzer Maltby (port quarter) and Svitzer Stanlow (stern) Hildegaard assisted by Svitzer Nari (bow), Svitzer Maltby (port quarter) and Svitzer Stanlow (stern) Atlantic Compass

Indoor rainbow

When the sun's at just the right angle, the edges of the glass panels that coat my building act as a prism and cast a rainbow onto the walls.

Indoor rainbow

Royal Marines helicopter

These things are so noisy that I can run out to the balcony when I hear one coming.

Westland AW101 Merlin helicopter

Friday, 7th December

Mersey Lass Mersey Lass HMS Mersey (P283)

Saturday, 8th December

HMS Mersey (P283)

Sunday, 9th December

HMS Mersey

HMS Mersey (P283) HMS Mersey (P283) HMS Mersey (P283)
HMS Mersey (P283) HMS Mersey (P283)

Liverpool Docks

Offshore support vessels in Huskisson Dock.

Fugro Commander Normand Tonjer

Monday, 10th December

Before dawn

Tuesday, 11th December

Mersey sunrise Monica Arklow Resolve
Union Boxer (ahead) and Union Emerald towing Viking Barge 5 Whitchampion passing Stena Mersey Anmar-S

Thursday, 13th December

“Shoebox” sunrise

Saturday, 15th December

Auteuil

Saturday, 22nd December

“Old Glory” by Mark di Suvero “Breach” by Roxy Paine Failed parking meter

Sunday, 23rd December

Driving to Omaha

I-80 near Ashland, NE I-80, Omaha, NE

General Crooke House, Omaha, NE

General Crooke House Parlour Christmas tree Dining room Breakfast nook Breakfast service
Moose trophy Horn chair Presidential Christmas tree Lobstah Bison

Durham Museum, Omaha, NE

The main exhibit was a set of war photographs since the Civil War where, of course, photography was not allowed. But here's the giant Christmas tree!

Christmas tree Christmas tree Lobstah and Christmas tree Lobstah and Christmas tree

Monday, 24th December

Cupid and Taylor

Friday, 28th December

Taylor

Saturday, 29th December

Cats and catnip

Cass Cass Cass Cass
Cass Cass Comet Comet
Comet Comet Comet Comet
Comet Comet

Snow

Snow Snow Snow Snow
Martin the Snowman Buddha Icicle Shoe print Plant in snow

Roper Park, Lincoln, NE

Snow Fallen leaf Snow Canada geese (Branta canadensis)
Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost
Eastern fox squirrels (Sciurus niger) Eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) Eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) Eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)
Trees Trees Tree

Lincoln, NE

I-180, Lincoln, NE Sculpture Sculpture Ogden Rd, Lincoln, NE

Monday, 31st December

Cass Cass Cass Cass
Comet Cass Cupid Comet

Continued next month.



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