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Garmin Foretrex 601

The Garmin Foretrex 601 is a long overdue upgrade to the Foretrex Series. This small wrist mounted device offers GPS, GLONASS and Galileo support for accurate and reliable GPS positioning, coupled with barometric elevation tracking, sunrise / set and tide almanac built in. Powered by two AAA batteries it can provide… Read More »Garmin Foretrex 601

Anti-Tank Obstacles

These rudimentary concrete obstacles were produced to a basic pattern with many local variations and flourishes, and manufactured in their thousands. Their original intent was to delay and channel advancing enemy armour during an invasion of mainland Great Britain. Many were sold and repurposed after the war, while others have… Read More »Anti-Tank Obstacles

Nightingale Song

On Tuesday 03 May 2016 I took a walk into Chattenden Woods, on the Hoo Peninsula, Kent. I had heard that Nightingales often congregate here, and as such the site is of national importance for these now rare songbirds. I was lucky to hear their song throughout the evening, and… Read More »Nightingale Song

DIY Photographic Marker

After years of taking what appear to be random images of old buildings and features, most of which consisted of WW2 defences, I thought I should really try to ‘professionalise’ some of these images, with one of my driving forces in taking them being to record the sites as they deteriorate.… Read More »DIY Photographic Marker