Monthly Archives: February 2006

On a wing and a prayer

I\’m now back from holidays, I had a great time. After a week in warm temperatures, enjoying the beach and sea, it was a bit of a shock to the system to come back in sub-zero temperatures, walk in snow, wear all these shoes and scarves and things, you know what I mean. Anyway. Here\’s...

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Bubble maker #3

Last one of this series. (for now)

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Bubble maker #2

Also shot yesterday at the pool with the sony N1 in its underwater case. Here my son takes a head-first dive.

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Bubble maker #1

So I\’ve got one of these little point and shoot cameras in a waterproof case. This afternoon I took it out to the swimming pool for a test. Here\’s one of my daughter jumping in and swimming up. The light and color comes from one of the pool\’s underwater projectors.

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Old timer

Another local figure : Meet Mr Le Sur, who explored lots of new caves and galleries, sort of a pioneer of caving in SouthWestern France. One of the most passionate and kindest person I ever met. I think he\’s over 80 years old, surprisingly fit, and plans to go down for a visit next summer...

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Mr Dynamite

Another character we met near our house in South-West France : meet Denis. He\’s the leader of a caving group that regularly visits a system of caves in the neighbourhood. He discovered kilometers of new galleries in this complex and is an expert at finding new ones. Read : with dynamite, if needed. These people...

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Don\’t fool me

We\’ve got this house we\’re renovating in the south-west of France. Here\’s a portrait of one of the locals : my friend Gaby. He\’s a retired farmer, and at 70 is probably the fittest pensioner I\’ve ever met. I can tell you he\’s one character…

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