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About Me

I am a retired banker from the time when it was a trustworthy profession.
My interests are geography, travel, gardening, cricket and cooking (and in no particular order).
For anyone interested I am of the 'point and shoot' brigade. None of that with extra zoom attachable lens with hoods etc. Too fiddly.
Apart from the odd scanned image, early submissions featured a Fuji FinePix F40 with the occasional Fuji FinePix F810. I graduated to a Fuji FinePix F600 EXR (with inbuilt GPS). Recently I acquired a Fuji FinePix S4530. And, yes I have been to Japan.
A frequent visitor to Austria where my wife and I chill out. I have become as a result a minor contributor to the German Geograph site. LinkExternal link
PoTD once in UK SJ3390 : Flags at half mast 15 April 2012 by Richard Hoare and in Germany UPU9134 : Heilig Geist Kirche by Richard Hoare
SH7446 : Stile and two gates on track above Cwm Penmachno by Richard Hoare PoTY week 30 2010 - winner
2009 GoTY nominations - 5 - SC2667 : Renovated shops in Arbory Street by Richard Hoare SH6674 : Stream at Glan y Mor Elias which flows to Traeth Lavan by Richard Hoare TF5379 : Outflow between 16th and 17th holes Sandilands Golf Course by Richard Hoare TF5185 : Arch an eco friendly building on Mablethorpe Beach by Richard Hoare TA2609 : The Old Market Place Grimsby by Richard Hoare
2010 PoTY nominations - 8 including a winner shown earlier -SC1969 : The Station pub at Port Erin by Richard Hoare SC3875 : Wreck of the ''Solway Harvester'' Douglas by Richard Hoare SJ6446 : Coole Lane bridge - number 82 - near Audlem by Richard Hoare SH7961 : Who's king of the castle? by Richard Hoare SH8076 : Sunset over Conwy Estuary 21 June 2010 by Richard HoareTQ2982 : Christopher Columbus about to head for Holyhead by Richard Hoare SH7979 : Bodysgallen Hall by Richard Hoare
2011 PoTY nominations poor show - 3 - SH7045 : Arriva train at Blaenau Ffestiniog by Richard Hoare NJ2270 : Late evening sun over the Moray Firth by Richard Hoare SC2667 : A blustery Christmas Day in Castletown by Richard Hoare
2012 PoTY nominations - 8 - SH7956 : The suspension bridge at  Betws y Coed by Richard HoareSJ1779 : Duke of Lancaster by Richard Hoare SJ3389 : Graving dock Liverpool by Richard Hoare the next two in the same week - SH7782 : Church Walks Llandudno by Richard Hoare SH7882 : Landing stage for pleasure craft trips by Richard Hoare SC1968 : Port Erin harbour by Richard Hoare SH7951 : Bridge across Afon Machno by Richard Hoare SH7950 : Track to Dolydd by Richard Hoare
2013 PoTY nominations - 5 -SJ3390 : A salute to H.M.S. Illustrious by Richard Hoare including 2 in one week ST1777 : England take to the field by Richard Hoare ST1777 : Hardly a compact job by Richard Hoare (perhaps someone noticed my interests) SH6541 : Lyd at Tan-y-Bwlch station taking water by Richard Hoare SC1968 : Loch about to depart from Port Erin by Richard Hoare
2014 PoTY nominations - 5 - to date TF4958 : The 'testing zone' at Bateman's Brewery (2) by Richard Hoare SH7882 : Premises opposite Llandudno railway station by Richard Hoare SH8479 : Construction of a new outfall by Richard Hoare SH7578 : The Great Orme by Richard Hoare SH5473 : Five a day by Richard Hoare
Other memorable milestones:- 1st submission SH7681 : Great Orme Llandudno by Richard Hoare 500th SD7910 : Back Belbeck Street  Elton Bury by Richard Hoare 1000th SH6076 : Gathering at Beaumaris Castle by Richard Hoare 1500th SH7882 : The Grand Hotel and pier entrance by Richard Hoare 2000th TF5281 : 10 a.m. until 't'ree'? by Richard Hoare
2500th SH7951 : Bridge across Afon Machno and barn by Richard Hoare 3000th SH7977 : North Wales Coast Express approaching Llandudno Junction by Richard Hoare 3500th SC3689 : Snaefell from the Druidale Road by Richard Hoare an historic moment 4000th TQ3884 : An historic moment by Richard Hoare
500th supplemental - now that rings a bell SJ3390 : H.M.S. Illustrious - ship's bell by Richard Hoare 750th SH4860 : Model tram by Richard Hoare
500 grid squares SJ3383 : Entrance to Lever House by Richard Hoare

Image with most hits SC2668 : Jones Baling Machine by Richard Hoare
I would welcome any feedback on my photographs and / or the details raised.


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  • 48 Second Visitor points, 74 Third Visitor points, 71 Fourth Visitor points
  • 566 Personal points (grid squares geographed)
  • 38 TPoints (Time-gap points About)
  • 4141 Photographs
    • 3367 Geographs and 774 Supplementals
    • 610 grid squares, giving a depth score of 6.79
    • in 144 different hectads and 19 myriads, taken on 641 different days
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discussion indicator SH7972 River Hiraethlyn in the Dell Fri, 29 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 5 Jun 2003
SH8072 Laburnum arch Bodnant Garden in bloom Fri, 29 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 25 May 2003
SH8072 Magnolia bud at Bodnant Garden Fri, 29 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 24 Mar 2003
discussion indicator SH7972 River Hiraethlyn in Bodnant Garden Fri, 29 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 7 Aug 2003
discussion indicator SH7971 Waterfall at Bodnant Garden Fri, 29 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 11 Jul 2003
SH6541 Blanche at Tan-y-Bwlch Fri, 29 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 7 May 2007
SH7770 Field at Caerhun Fri, 29 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 27 Aug 2014
SH7877 Otis, the collared scops owl (Otus bakkamoena) Fri, 29 Aug 2014 supplemental Wed, 27 Aug 2014
discussion indicator SH7972 The Sphinx Statue on Canal Terrace Bodnant Garden (2) Thu, 28 Aug 2014 supplemental Thu, 19 Jun 2003
discussion indicator SH7972 The Sphinx Statue on Canal Terrace Bodnant Garden (1) Thu, 28 Aug 2014 supplemental Thu, 19 Jun 2003
SH8072 Range Border Bodnant Garden - May 2003 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 14 May 2003
SH8072 Laburnum arch Bodnant Garden Thu, 28 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 24 Apr 2003
discussion indicator SH7972 Pin Mill at Bodnant Garden Thu, 28 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 23 Apr 2003
discussion indicator SH7972 Bacchus at Bodnant Garden Thu, 28 Aug 2014 geograph Tue, 8 Apr 2003
discussion indicator SH7972 Pin Mill - March 2003 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 24 Mar 2003
discussion indicator SH7780 That looks ominous Mon, 25 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 24 Aug 2014
SH7779 The start of the partly restored coastal path Mon, 25 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 24 Aug 2014
SH7779 Brick shelter Mon, 25 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 24 Aug 2014
SH7877 Sadly the wreck of the Grey Lady Fri, 22 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 22 Aug 2014
SH7352 Dolwyddelan school Thu, 21 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH6541 Lyd arrives at Tan-y-Bwlch passing the former stationmaster's house Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6441 Merddin Emrys creates steam Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6541 Engineers train Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6541 Water Tower at Tan-y-Bwlch Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6541 The former stationmaster's house Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6441 Tan-y-Bwlch station Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6441 Taking on water Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SH6441 Now the time by my watch is... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 20 Aug 2014
SJ1143 'Let me outta of here' Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 The end of the line at present at Carrog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 Carrog station 2014 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 Cattle sulking Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 Stanier Black 5 number 45337 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 The train arriving at Carrog .... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 Storage sheds on Carrog station Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 The 14.10 train departs for Llangollen Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 The 14.10 train for Llangollen now standing at Carrog station Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 Carrog station Tue, 19 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 Last round trip of the day train to Llangollen Mon, 18 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SJ1143 45337 approaches Carrog station Mon, 18 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 18 Aug 2014
SH4860 Duck at Gypsy Wood Park Sun, 17 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4758 Bridge over WHR at Dinas Sun, 17 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH4758 Awaiting chassis and wheels Sun, 17 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH4758 Rusty boiler at Dinas Sun, 17 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH5753 Welsh Highland Railway trains heads for Caernarfon Sun, 17 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH5752 'Forget the cow catcher - get the shepherd' Sun, 17 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH4758 Derelict locomotive at Dinas station Sun, 17 Aug 2014 supplemental Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH4758 Porthmadog bound train at Dinas Sun, 17 Aug 2014 geograph Sun, 17 Aug 2014
SH4860 Ready for the off Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Mr Mole has been to Specsavers Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Michael Fish - forecaster, eat your heart out - we do it by a stone Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Horse stall and weather forecaster Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Pixie on the ball Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 'Umm which way to go?' Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 'Top O' The Morning To Ya' Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Puff the magic dragon Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Pygmy goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 ''Now it comes out here'' Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Plenty of activity at the main station Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Main station on model railway Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Model railway Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Gypsy Wood Park activities Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Wooded walk Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH7781 North Wales Model Engineering Society Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Sat, 16 Aug 2014
SH4860 Just in case a fairy falls in Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Money tree Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 ''Now listen here'' Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Gwesty y bwg or Bug's Motel Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Horse swings Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH4860 Spiders web Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Mon, 11 Aug 2014
SH7667 Dolgarrog War Memorial Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7667 The former social club at Dolgarrog Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 Fallen trees Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7870 Tanrallt from across the Afon Conwy Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 Afon Conwy from St Mary's churchyard Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 Interior of St Mary's Church Sat, 16 Aug 2014 supplemental Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 Entrance gate and stile Sat, 16 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 How the mighty are fallen Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 St Mary's Church Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7770 St Mary's Church Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Fri, 15 Aug 2014
SH7352 Dolwyddelan station facing Betws-y-Coed Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Tributaries into the Afon Lledr Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Interior of St Gwyddelan's church Fri, 15 Aug 2014 supplemental Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 St. Gwyddelan’s bell Fri, 15 Aug 2014 supplemental Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Footpath across meadow land, Dolwyddelan Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Elen's Castle Hotel Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Y Gwydyr Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Afon Lledr Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Capel Bethel Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Lych gate at St Gwyddelan's Church Fri, 15 Aug 2014 supplemental Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 St Gwyddelan's church Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Dolwyddelan station Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 The line to Blaenau Ffestiniog Fri, 15 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 The former Moriah Chapel, Dolwyddelan Thu, 14 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Afon Lledr Thu, 14 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Railway line to Blaenau Ffestiniog Thu, 14 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Dolwyddelan War Memorial Thu, 14 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
SH7352 Bridge Street Dolwyddelan Thu, 14 Aug 2014 geograph Thu, 14 Aug 2014
discussion indicator SH7683 View from the Great Orme summit Wed, 13 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 13 Aug 2014
discussion indicator SH7683 Summit of the Great Orme Wed, 13 Aug 2014 geograph Wed, 13 Aug 2014

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