Nature: frost

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Winter touches grass and gravestones, piebald cat stalks path and plot
Ivy clings to boundary walls: like Death, keeps hold of what’s she’s got

Victorian overflow cemetery, St Edmund’s church, Crickhowell, Powys

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Vista: levels

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Cabot Circus, Bristol

View with suspended walkways down this shopping mall adjoining Bristol’s Broadmead shopping centre

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Sign: the Ship

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The Ship Inn, Lower Town, Fishguard

As befits a still functioning (just) fishing port Fishguard’s pub, facing onto a narrow bottleneck on the busy A487 north to Bangor, is named after a sea-faring vessel

Unusually, it has a three-dimensional model of a three-masted sailing ship, the effect offset by the 3D-looking sixties font and its generally derelict air

If you look closely you might see a smaller craft disappearing over the horizon

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Sign: clock

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5/5 of a series on Crickhowell
Jubilee clock celebrating the Queen’s fifty years reign
The old courtroom at Crickhowell, now an upmarket café

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Vista: yews

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Early morning sunshine bathing the churchyard yews of St Edmunds,
yew berries crunching underfoot
4/5 posts on Crickhowell, Powys

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Street life: visitor

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A special visitor was expected this last weekend in a Powys town: Father Christmas or Santa Claus, welcomed by balloons
A reminder of St Nicholas on his feast day, arriving by fire engine to put on the Christmas lights and hand out presents to waiting children

 3/5 in a series on Crickhowell and introducing a new category, Street Life

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Skyline: Crickhowell

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The ridge above Crickhowell, part of the Brecon Beacons National Park and a walker’s paradise 2/5

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