Girls rugby in pictures

9 Jan

  I used to play rugby union as a schoolboy – hooker and fly half – but never excelled. The girls game can be really exciting with plenty of good runs, though as a photographer you seldom have time simply … Read More »

Two minute guide to imperialism

7 Jan

In an age of identity politics it’s fashionable to dismiss talk of a ruling class  and imperialism  as the fetishism of old fashioned lefties but this animation, from former economic hitman John Perkins, does a pretty good job of explaining imperialism in two minutes. I … Read More »

Borrowdale at year’s end, 2016

31 Dec

Skiddaw from Keswick, mid morning on Thursday, December 29.   Skiddaw and Keswick, from Hope Park.   Skiddaw and Hope Park from a Derwentwater jetty.   From Hope Park, looking south-west across Derwentwater to Cat Bells (left), Grisedale Pike (right) … Read More »