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John was born in 1942 into a working-class family in Huddersfield, which was then a textile, chemicals and engineering manufacturing town. He won a Scholarship to study Geography at the London School of Economics/King's College, London Joint School of Geography in the University of London where he graduated in 1963. He met his wife Heulwen there and they were married in 1963. He then spent two years at the University of Leeds researching the migration to Britain of workers from the Indian sub-continent. He retired from full-time employment in October 2006 having worked in a variety of jobs including teaching Social Sciences at the University of Bradford, Wardening the University of Nottingham's Adult Education Centre in Lincoln and working as a Local Government Planning Assistant in West Yorkshire. For the last nine years he worked with his wife providing bed and breakfast hospitality in their home, mostly for walkers on the Pennine Way National Trail. He has two children and three grandchildren.

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very nice shot mer John Goodall

Cnicht, the pyramidical mountain on the left, is known as the "Welsh Matterhorn".

great picture John, I like it very much...

thank you also for the visit in my gallery...

greetings from ⓜⓞⓝⓘⓚⓐ ① or ⓜⓞⓝⓘⓚⓐ ②

C 'est ca Mer John c magnifique j'aime bien ca d'ailleur j'ai ecris sur une autre photo quand vous savez cacher le soleil vous pouvez faire beaucoup avec la lumiere merci mer John Goodall Effet lumiere contre jour MSRA*J-G Greeting Msadek Rached.

Marsden 5 Feb 2008. Salut Rached, Ce photo ci n'est pas pris "contre jour". Au moment de cette prise (1e janvier) il n'y que un petit peu de la lumiere. (C'etait la meme chose pendant le plupart de Janvier chez nous). Vous pouvez voyez ici [] un photo que j'ai pris hier "contre jour", et a cote de cette image le vue du meme point avec le soleil derriere l'objectif. PS Je vous ecriverai bientot, John

Here you see the couple of wires 600VDC used for trolley of filobus (bus with tires and two wires). In Modena the tramways (one wire and iron rail) was out of service in the late '40. In Bologna we are waiting for new electric bus without trolley in the next two years. CIAO

Oh, that's ok. Was the same for me when I was in London. In the hotel (previously paid!) they wanted a lot of £ in hostage to avoid damage by me! And there was not any written notice. Paese che vai, usanza che trovi (Each Country has proper law). No trouble: we will survive. CIAO

I rarely write "look at my photo" comments, but here's one time I will, in response to your atmosphere-filled churchyard photo. Guelph, Ontario, where we live, has a particular connection with the memorial poppy, explained in the photo with the plaque. Marilyn

I'll echo your tribute to your wife with my tribute to my husband who is amazingly helpful. He is even so accommodating as to accompany me on a six-day Elderhostel (educational travel, etc., for seniors) devoted to photography, in March in the southwestern USA. And he's also worked out the arrangements so that we'll get to three other outstanding sites before the Elderhostel begins. (Incidentally, those of his ancestors who bore the Whiteley name were from Morley, near Leeds.)

For me, Panoramio gives at least one additional opportunity. Other people's pictures expand my ideas of what might be interesting subjects to try (or interesting approaches to more familiar subjects). I doubt that I'd have thought to try that New Jersey series it it weren't from some Panoramio photos I'd seen, especially by Carsten in Germany.

Best wishes, Marilyn

Ici tu sens un soleil doux et magnifique qu'on cherche qu'on aime qui chauffe la situation froide (la neige) c pour ca que ce contre jour est admirable. Un contre jour merveilleux et trés ARTISTIQUE un soleil bien africain en plein neige d'europe l'expression d'un vrai artiste qui est sans doute notre maitre le plus célebre Mer John Goodall Encore merci pour cette merveille



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