Category Archives: Civil Engineering

It won’t fail because of me

I’m currently reading the book ‘Into the Black’ by Rowland White about the first flight of the Space Shuttle. I was taken by a particular passage. The author recounts the time when Appllo XVI astronaut T.K.Mattingly was up on the … Continue reading

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HARP 24 2016

Last weekend I spend a fair amount of time providing volunteer event photography services for HARP Southend at their HARP24 24hr running event attended by over 330 runners from near and far.

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Southend Half Marathon 2016

This weekend local amateur photographer Geoff Caten and I provided volunteer event photography services for the Southend Half Marathon on the request of the organisers Havens Hospices. We were more than happy to give up our time to capture the event and … Continue reading

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Moon 17.03.2016

Lovely moon this evening so tried a few shots from the garden. The moon was Waxing Gibbous 71.8% and a quite an elevation at 55 deg.

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Bridge Collapse at the Big Bang Fair

Yesterday I was at University of Essex in Colchester supporting the local Big Bang fair representing the Institution of Civil Engineers.  The event was more careers fair than the big STEM event of last year but over four sessions I … Continue reading

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Allerton Waste Recovery Park

I paid a visit to our Allerton Waste Recovery Project in North Yorkshire last week to see first hand the progress that is being made.  The project is an EfW (Energy from Waste) plant with additionally a MT (Mechanical Treatment) … Continue reading

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Redcaps Brave Winter Conditions – in May!

Committed swimmers from local open water swimming club Chalkwell Redcaps endured conditions more usually found in December to take part in one of their regular ‘summer’ swims on Sunday.

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