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1st Blog Post!

March 15, 2016 - Hi, I have been told by my local Chamber of Commerce, guy that I need to communicate with people more, in order to drive...
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(Coach) Road less travelled...

January 26, 2016 - The flanks of Clough Head and Matterdale Common at the northern end of the Lake District are crossed by the Old Coach Ro...
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Colourful Characters... Hats off to the Herdwicke...

January 21, 2016 - Herdwicke Sheep, always there in the background of almost every shot I take, unassuming stars of the the show, so I thou...
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Happy new year!

January 02, 2016 - 2015 has been a tough year! I'm really hoping for a better 2016! To kick off the year here's a quartet of shots taken o...
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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2015 - All the best to you and yours for Christmas and for 2016... Ashness Bridge, this morning... Cheers Jules...
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Pitfall

December 20, 2015 - Ever spend hours on an image only to realise you've taken it too far, or you were trying to get to a point that was a bi...
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Carlisle Floods

December 08, 2015 - Well here we go again! A once in a hundred year event, which seem to be happening every five or so years, If I hear the...
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There's plenty of it...

December 07, 2015 - Water that is... I usually like to kick off my Winter galleries with some snow but this year Mother Nature had other id...
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Brandlehow

December 01, 2015 - Most people see Brandlehow from the landing stages in Keswick as that bit of land under Catbells and Maiden Moor and nev...
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Grasmere to Ambleside via Chapel Stile and Elterwater, nine miles of lovelyness...

November 24, 2015 - Beautiful day on Sunday, took the route in the title from Grasmere up thru Dale End, Redbank Wood and Hammerscar Plantat...
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Derwentwater floods

November 18, 2015 - Went for a quick jaunt around Derwentwater between Manesty and Ashness the day before yesterday, the flooding is pretty...
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J'adore Lodore!

November 08, 2015 - One of my favoured locations for Autumn and sooo easy to get to! The falls at the rear of the hotel are the most visite...
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The Autumnal glory of Derwentwater

October 26, 2015 - Quick walk on my recently crocked leg around the Catbells side of the lake last sunday! Leg sore, got wet but the views...
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Life, "the old familiar" and the trials of being a Landscape photographer.

October 22, 2015 - Hi! Been a while, so lets get some stuff out of the way as in the "life" part of the title... Photography despite bein...
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Postcards from Home…

August 08, 2014 - Postcards from Home… Broke as usual! Didn’t even have the bus fare to the lakes, so I was sulking to tell you the truth...
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The Explorer in me… Or how to get a better shot!

August 07, 2014 - The Explorer in me… Or how to get a better shot! The slate Mining caves above Rydal water are a favourite of mine in...
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Lanthwaite Wood and Crummock Water to Buttermere

July 23, 2014 - Lanthwaite Wood and Crummock Water to Buttermere Leave the car park through the small gate at the far end from the ro...
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Helm Crag, A last Hurrah!

July 11, 2014 - ... For now, I'm off the road for a bit, due to Knee Surgery! So anyway, last weekend I thought I'd better give my legs...
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Whitehaven to St. Bees

June 24, 2014 - Since I recently published a review of this walk done backwards, I thought I'd better put up the walk done in the more t...
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Watendlath from Keswick via Walla Crag and Ashness, with a twist!

June 24, 2014 - Watendlath from Keswick via Walla Crag and Ashness, with a twist! This is one of my favourites when we have a few hours...
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Innominate Tarn from Honister

June 24, 2014 - Innominate Tarn from Honister This is a familiar walk with a twist, the twist being that it's actually better to take t...
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Honister to Buttermere via Dale Head and Robinson

June 24, 2014 - Honister to Buttermere via Dale Head and Robinson I really love this walk but it's not often that I am fit and able eno...
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Angle Tarn from Patterdale

June 24, 2014 - Angle Tarn from Patterdale Angle Tarn is a very pretty little tarn on a natural shelf, near Patterdale. It’s very p...
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A different View, Walking the Cumbrian Coastal path in reverse!

June 17, 2014 - A different view... Walking the Whitehaven to St Bees Coastal Path in reverse! Or, St Bees to Whitehaven, Walking the...
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Nearly Fuji, Nearly… A personal review of the Fujifilm X-T1

June 10, 2014 - Nearly Fuji, nearly… A personal review of the Fujifilm X-T1 Firstly, this is a very personal review of the above Camer...
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A short review of the Sony A77 that I tested a little while back...

May 08, 2014 - Ok now that the a77II is announced, here’s a short summary of what I found when I tested the Sony a77 (Original) a while...
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A short Review of the Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM

May 08, 2014 - First off I'll come clean, I love wide lenses! It's not been a love affair though, I have spent a very long time trying...
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The "X" Files... Or maybe, Becoming an "X"Man...

May 01, 2014 - Due to a continuing financial nightmare, and physical health issues. I have been forced recently to re-align my prioriti...
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Still Winter up here!

March 26, 2014 - Had a wander up to the Honister pass last weekend, to have a play with the Fujifilm X-T1, and just to get out really! Ha...
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Final Straw and a walk on the Wildside

March 25, 2014 - Had to happen eventually, I have recently had surgery on both feet (Hallux Rigidus) and am about to undergo surgery on m...
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From Grasmere to Stickle Tarn via Easdale and Coledale Tarns and the return…?

February 20, 2014 - “It’s not about the summit but the journey”. A phrase I’ve often heard uttered by those armchair warriors that have neve...
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Biblically Black

February 10, 2014 - I have lived in Cumbria all of my life and yesterday, given there was to be an afternoons respite in the constant tippin...
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Wet (Very) Weekend North of the Border

January 29, 2014 - Spent five days last week up in Inverkeithing, hoping to use the town as a base to get out and photograph some of the Sc...
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Creating a Stir

January 15, 2014 - Hi and Happy new Year! I hope it's better where you are! The weather has been so bad up here in the lake's for just ab...
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Autumn Colour AT LAST!

December 02, 2013 - Had a glorious day last week searching for Autumn Colour in the North Lakes, around the Castlehead,White Moss and Rydal...
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A circuit of Dock Tarn from Watendlath Village.

November 20, 2013 - I was lucky enough to be able to complete a full circuit of Doc Tarn from Watendlath Village on an absolutely perfect da...
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Skiddaw About

November 12, 2013 - Skiddaw About! The past few weeks I’ve been itching to get out of the house and get out to the Lakes to get some pictur...
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Journey with me to the Mines of Moria...

October 12, 2013 - Well Rydal Water Actually! Where's the Autumn? Still not here, took a walk from Grasmere to Ambleside yesterday, via Co...
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Autumns not here yet!

September 30, 2013 - But it's getting closer! Plenty of leaves on the ground at Nab Ghyll, nr Rydal but those on the trees are very much gre...
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