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Leszek Cuper

"Little Venice" by Night

Richard Crowest

The Gig House

Happisburgh, Norfolk, England

December 31, 2008, 11:43 GMT

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© 2009 Richard Crowest, All Rights Reserved.


This panorama represents a project—and a promise—that came full circle at the turn of the year. Our friends Liz and Robert host a fantastic meal and party every New Year's Eve, and in the hazy morning-after glow at the start of 2008 I rashly offered to help out with their project to turn a derelict outbuilding into a holiday cottage. As a result I spent two days in bitter March winds in an unglazed, unheated building hauling my arthritic body up and down a ladder to the first floor (the stairs went in the day after I left) in order to tile the bathroom.

Be careful what you promise on the First of January...

(2008 turned out to be a big year in more ways than one - our virtual tours, for which Liz designed the interface, won a prestigious national accessibility award.)

The up-side was that, while the other New Year's Eve guests started 2009 in the relative cool of the main house, I was snug with my partner in the now handsomely appointed Gig House. William Randolph Hearst hardly offered better guest accommodation at San Simeon. And the bathroom tiling is beautiful...


Europe / UK-England

Lat: 52° 49' 29.77" N
Long: 1° 31' 49.83" E

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Canon EOS 350D, Sigma 10mm fisheye lens, Manfrotto tripod with levelling head, Nodal Ninja 5 panoramic head. Exposures blended with Bracketeer, stitched in Autopano Pro and edited in Photoshop.
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