Welcome to Umeå, Sweden

Reflections in a very still Ume River.
Reflections in a very still Ume River.

So, I’ve been lucky enough to have been invited to undertake some kick-ass soil research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Umeå, Sweden. After one month (two months to go), my wife and I have seen the weather change from a frosty snow wonderland into something quite pleasant, warm and sunny.

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So I’ve taken up photography…

Seagull No. 2

Point and click, right? Recently I bought a 2nd-hand entry-level Canon DSLR off a friend, and have been attempting to learn how to use it. I got a chance to hang out at Cleveland Point one afternoon, and I had a bit of a practice with this thing called a ‘telephoto lens’.

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