On Saturday an old friend visited for the first time. She had with her the youngest grandson, thirteen and a promising photographer. No guest at steel city house escapes the mandatory safari in Attenborough. The best of the light came … Read More »
Does this place look familiar? Right down to the concrete fence post, cracked and crooked? Then I guess you read my post, earlier this month, King’s Bromley to Sawley by slow boat, one of whose early images was this: Both … Read More »
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 »
By middle of March a pair of magpies were nest building in a cherry tree at foot of our garden, two metres from a three-storey house whose east facing end wall overlooks the back of ours. That wall shelters the … Read More »