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Lovely cookery day at Kenton Hall – South Indian Cookery with Padmaja.

Learned some yummy new recipes from Paddi and even had some left over to take home! Things like Coconut rice, Bombay potatoes, Beans Poriyal, Chicken Curry and Lentils with chilli and coriander. Paddi also used this yummy spice on the poppadums we ate for lunch called chunky chat, they definitely elevate poppadums to whole new level of taste! Also it was the first time I had grated carrot in my Raita and it was really delicious!

Back in June I had to chance to attend my first ‘Do Good Networking‘ event. They offer a really different approach to networking, where you actively do some good for a couple of hours, like a beach clean or tidying up the community garden of a charity, really hands on. Rather than standing about drinking tea and coffee and swapping business cards (nothing against normal networking which is also enjoyable). It’s great fun and you really do get a chance to get mucky. We were working in the garden of local homeless charity Emmaus Suffolk. Helping to tidy the garden up, which had been pretty overgrown with weeds etc. Overseeing the work was Joe from Urban Growth Enterprise CIC.

Felt great after a morning of garden to see the final space look like new. We also managed to give the fence a lick of paint to refresh it. Everyone was mucking in and it felt like you were really doing something positive. It definitely gave you that warm glow inside. The weather was glorious too and the local bakery donated some yummy goodies for us to munch while we had a tea break. Look forward to the next one!

Had the pleasure of working with Brendan and Dave from The Unruly Pig again. It’s always great fun to work with these guys and I absolutely adore the food! This was just before the nomination came in for the category of ‘Best for Wine’ in the Great British Pub Awards 2019. Everyone was very excited to be nominated and I am pleased to say that they won! Well done you guys! Very well deserved! The restaurant has won a bunch of awards so far, also this year Dave the head chef won the ‘ Best Pub restaurant Chef award – which is fantastic! 

We thought this time we’d do a fun shot of Dave and as the name of the restaurant lends itself to something a bit quirky we thought we might involve a pigs head. Also some front of house shots, a portrait of a reluctant Brendan and some food shots to complete the day.

Had a pic in the Guardian small business network section the other day thanks to my friend Jane who was interviewed for the article and runs her own successful business making handmade, personalised gifts in Suffolk.

Link to article here:

Jane O'Riordan

Jane O’Riordan

Did a lovely walk on Sunday in Woodbridge, local Southwold brewery @Adnams has a great list of local circular walks starting/ending at their pubs and we have done a few so far this year. Really loved this one as we timed it just right for the sun to set and I got some lovely shots of the River Deben which snakes its way along the right of the town. You walk past the Tide Mill and some shipwrecks and old warehouses. There are also some boatyards down there too which always make for interesting shots.

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Boats, Botyard, Copyright Claudia Gannon 2015, East anglia, Estuary, Event Photography, Food Photography, Ipswich, London, Portrait Photography East Anglia, River Deben, Shipwrecks, Suffolk, Sunset, Tide Mill, Woodbrigde

Boats, Botyard, Copyright Claudia Gannon 2015, East anglia, Estuary, Event Photography, Food Photography, Ipswich, London, Portrait Photography East Anglia, River Deben, Shipwrecks, Suffolk, Sunset, Tide Mill, Woodbrigde

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Boats, Botyard, Copyright Claudia Gannon 2015, East anglia, Estuary, Event Photography, Food Photography, Ipswich, London, Portrait Photography East Anglia, River Deben, Shipwrecks,

Boats, Botyard, Copyright Claudia Gannon 2015, East anglia, Estuary, Event Photography, Food Photography, Ipswich, London, Portrait Photography East Anglia, River Deben, Shipwrecks,

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Really look forward to seeing The Imitation Game in the cinema, hear that BC gives a great performance as Alan Turing. Went over to Bletchley Park earlier this year and had a look around, the bombe code breaking machine is incredible super complicated and huge in size. There is also a beautiful slate statue/artwork of Alan Turing by Stephen Kettle.

Looking through the visitors book is intriguing too…

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game, Jon A McBride space shuttle Challenger

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game, Jon A McBride space shuttle Challenger

 

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Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

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Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

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Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

Bletchley Park, Code Breakers, WWII, Alan Turing, The imitation game

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London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, Tower Bridge, LDN, Canary Wharf, copyright Claudia Gannon 2014

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, Tower Bridge, LDN, Canary Wharf, copyright Claudia Gannon 2014

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, Tower Bridge, LDN, Canary Wharf, copyright Claudia Gannon 2014

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, Tower Bridge, LDN, Canary Wharf, copyright Claudia Gannon 2014

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London, Aerial views, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Gherkin, City of London, Financial Quarter

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London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, Sunlight breaking through clouds,

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, sunlight breaking through clouds over the city, shafts of light

London, Aerial views, city of london, aerial photograph, aerial, city view, Thames, sunlight breaking through clouds over the city, shafts of light

 

Had a fab few days working for the Austrian Chamber of Commerce at the Ecobuild. Here are a couple of shots of the ExCel Exhibition Centre and the exhibitors. If you are looking for a ground source heat pump, solar panels, triple glazed windows or a pellet burner the Austrian Pavillion had them all. @ATC_London

 

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

Ecobuild 2014, EcXel Exhibition Centre, London

#Vancouver, Aerial image, at dusk, early evening cityscape lit up

#Vancouver, Aerial image, at dusk, early evening cityscape lit up

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon,  cityscape

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon, cityscape

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon,  cityscape

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon, cityscape

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon,  cityscape, mount rainier

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon, cityscape, mount rainier

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon,  cityscape, mount rainier

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon, cityscape, mount rainier

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon,  cityscape

#Seattle, Aerial image, dusk, late afternoon, cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, harbour

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, harbour

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, harbour, freight

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, harbour, freight

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, Canada Place

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, Canada Place

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, BC Place Stadium

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape, BC Place Stadium

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

#Vancouver, Aerial image, dusk, early evening cityscape

Spent a lovely time away in Vancouver/Seattle & Whistler and wanted to share some shots with everyone!

Spent an incredible Friday evening and night on Orford Ness on the 31st August. The National Trust run two of these a year and you get to stay in a shared house with 6-8 other peeps. John the lovely photographer who took us round was very knowledgable and so was Simon who knew lots about the history of the Ness and what was going on in all the buildings.

Got the first shots here but am still looking through them and will get them up here as soon as they are done.

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