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Ryde Inshore Rescue New Year’s Day Swim

Ryde Inshore Rescue organsied a New Year’s Day swim in Ryde, where there was a considerable swell and it was raining. 31 brave souls and a dog ventured in the choppy solent, and were treated to a rescue demonstration by … Continue reading

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Walnut whipped!

I am obviously late with the news, but my mother’s present of three, what I thought were walnut whips, at Christmas had me reaching for the pen to begin the protest letter – until I noticed that the walnut was … Continue reading

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…singin’ and dancin’ in the rain…

I had an amazing day photographing Ringwood dance student Elizabeth Dadford. Following a night of heavy rain, she danced in a huge puddle, losing her welly in the process. The Sun  ran the photo! These photos and more, including a … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Swim Ventnor Isle of Wight

Brrr…Taking a midday swim at Ventnor, there brave souls were freezing their bits off for charity! Also on Graham Reading Press Photography Facebook page here goo.gl/xAeRfv On The Isle of Wight Radio website here https://iwradio.co.uk/2017/12/27/hundreds-brave-ventnors-boxing-day-swim/ #Ventnorswim #Boxingdayswim #Boxingday2017

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11 Pipers Piping with André Rieu at Wembley

After looking to take a photo of eleven pipers piping, I finally found them [and more] playing with André Rieu and his amazing 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra at the SSE Wembley Arena on the 23rd December. A simply jaw dropping performance!

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Penguin Plunge in aid of Age UK Isle of Wight

Age UK Isle of Wight organised a dip for brave penguins on Appley Beach in Ryde, Isle of Wight. For a full set of photos on Graham Reading Press Photography Facebook Group look here: goo.gl/5YH1sU Island Echo used the story … Continue reading

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Isle of Wight Santa Dash 2017

The annual Santa Dash took place in Ryde in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice on the 3rd December. Also on the Graham Reading Press Photography Facebook site here – goo.gl/UnKe48

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Ztam’s first Exhibition – Our Lovely Island – In Earl Mountbatten Hospice Shop

Sam Phillips,Jack Charge,Radek Gora, Rhys Wright, Kelly Murdoch, Anne Axford, Kye Elliott, Mollee Chandler [Missing from photo Ann Lewis] Full set of Photographs on Graham Reading Press photography Facebook group here goo.gl/XhrYYq Island Echo used the photos here http://www.islandecho.co.uk/new-art-gallery-opens-newport-hospice-shop/ The Earl … Continue reading

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The Ryde Art Collective Upcycle Christmas Exhibition Success

The Ryde Art Collective‎ Xmas Upcycle Exhibition was held at Quarr Abbey and proved a success. Pictured here is Freya Conway who organised the event at the Private View held on 8 12 2017 To see a gallery of the … Continue reading

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RIP Keith Chegwin – Make a Wish Foundation

Very sad to hear that Keith Chegwin died. This was him in 2010, brilliantly compering a Make A Wish Foundation function at Blenheim Palace that I photographed for OK! magazine. Here with Robert Powell, David Van Day and Sue Moxley and … Continue reading

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