Category Archives: Photography

Fifty years ago – a celebration of life.

Today it is fifty years since I left home! I was inspired to travel because my Pop (grandfather) and my Uncle Paul were travelling when I was a little girl and there was always great excitement when a postcard or … Continue reading

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Statistics Europe, Americas, Antarctica 2017-18

It was a journey of ups and downs. The best of the best and a few mishaps on the way. We flew to New York to enjoy watching Steph graduate, and took advantage to explore the eastern states, particularly the … Continue reading

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An Outback Adventure

We celebrated the winter solstice by taking delivery of our brand new Subaru Outback. The purchase had been planned for some time and much research went in before making our selection. Our first full drive was to the Mornington Peninsula … Continue reading

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Old Stories of European Adventures

Now that my web site is up and running, I thought I would share some old stories. Our first trips to Europe in the 21st century. The photos I am showing were initially posted on Flickr, but Flickr is limiting … Continue reading

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stainsbyte.com is back in action

It has taken a while, but finally stainsbyte.com is back in action. All my photos are back, all my pages are back and all my posts are back. And I have just finished publishing my stories on Finland where we visited … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mexico & Central America It’s been nice to know you

After 14 weeks on the road and a week of R&R, we farewell Mexico and Central America. We met school children in the Dominican Republic who begged us to take their photos. We encountered our first experience of the Spanish … Continue reading

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The Statistics of Travel

I know that some people like to know how many, how far, how much, etc. And as a mother of a PhD graduate of mathematics, it really is my duty to publish such information, so here goes. We left home … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bruce, finally

For the man who has everything he needs (I mean cameras, lenses and other gadgets) a birthday present for Bruce was a challenge. But as I sat at my desk building web sites and watching the bay, the little blue … Continue reading

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New Headers – Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan

Every time I have looked at my web page, the random header that is displayed has reminded me of our journey as Nomads in 2012. But it is time to change them, to reflect on our newest journey through Hong … Continue reading

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Disaster averted

Woke up this morning feeling grim…  Bruce’s camera is broken, and photography is so important to him, that we decided to replace it with the latest alpa 57 model. After researching “buying a Sony camera in Japan” we learned that … Continue reading

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