Wednesday: day two: 07:15. The weir comes as an unpleasant surprise. I overnighted on Branston Golf Course, a mile upstream of Burton, to arise at six. Sleeping and bivvy bags rolled up and stowed, my scan of parched grass – … Read More »
This used to be a two hour hike from my door at Hunters Bar, Sheffield: the walk itself a delight known as the Porter Valley. Now it’s seventy minutes up the M1. Worth it though. This morning I was on … Read More »
Taken last week, in and around Wells-next-the-Sea.
Long Close Farm, looking southeast from the Powterhow Wood shore, across Redness Point on the southern end of Bassenthwaite. Shot from several hundred yards away, on a long telephoto lens, in the soft light of early morning. Derwentwater from Crow … Read More »
On Hastings Pier looking west toward St Leonards More Hastings Cuckmere Valley from High & Over looking downstream to Cuckmere Haven Cuckmere Valley below High & Over looking upstream towards Alfriston On the South Downs Rathfinny vineyard Dave – man … Read More »
Attenborough on the last day of 2020 … A happy new year to one and all …
The character of Clara Dawes; she of one of the dozen novels, all read before I turned sixteen, which most moved me in boyhood, is nut-shelled on this A-level primer site: Clara is wife to Baxter Dawes, whom she could … Read More »
Over the fields and far away from a pot-holed lane winding south from Sawley to Kegworth, the Soar is on the last leg of its northward journey to the Trent. On its east bank stand the cooling towers of Ratcliffe … Read More »