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A Walk In The Woods

A Walk In The Woods

As I mentioned in the last post, I have taken to doing a bit of walking since coming back from holiday. Well, I’ve managed to live in Brampton for some thirty three years and yet never been to the Ridge Wood between Brampton and Lannercost. I took a walk, along with my Wife Sue, out […]

Whoops! I forgot about that!

Whoops! I forgot about that!

As I get older I, along with most other people, get forgetful. Where did I put my glasses? What’s todays date? What’s her name again? But I didn’t think I would get half way through a posting and then forget all about it. If you read my previous post then you would have seen that […]

An Evening Stroll In The City

An Evening Stroll In The City

It is some time since I had the opportunity to post on here. The commercial side of ty photography business has been very busy doing my ‘Cadet Shoots’ which is really nice as it means that I get to donate some of my earnings straight back to the Cadet unit and therefor the kids themselves…..and […]

The Long Good Friday Part 4 – Epilogue

The Long Good Friday Part 4 – Epilogue

Last visit of the day was to the church of St Mary’s at Cumwhitton. I was met at the entrance to the village by a rare sight these days, a traditional red British telephone box. These used to be a common sight throughout the UK but now they tend to be (ab)used by banks for […]

The Long Good Friday Pt 3, Armathwaite

The Long Good Friday Pt 3, Armathwaite

Continuing along through the Cumbrian countryside I left Calthwaite and headed back under the motorway and back up to the little village of Armathwaite, home to the Fox and Pheasant pub. A place I must admit I have spent many hours in eating fantastic pub fayre and drinking the odd real ale or two. Parking […]

The Long Good Friday (hey, there could be a film in this)

The Long Good Friday (hey, there could be a film in this)

Second on my Good Friday visits was to All Saints church in the little village of Calthwaite. Just a short journey down the road from Hesket and under the M6 motorway, we go by the main West Coast rail line and across the river. I have played and sung (I’m a singer in another life) […]

24 Hours and the ‘M43’

It’s funny how only 24 hours can make a huge difference. My last post, although posted a week ago, was shot only 24 hours before these images. In fact only 24 hours before the next few blogs as I went out and had a mega shooting day so I have split it into several blog […]

Let Us Pray (for some nice light)

Just under a year ago I found a great little subject to photograph, Cumbrian village churches. I even wrote a blog page on it Little Churches. The effect was interesting for me. There will be no money in it, there will be a lot of hard work and research for it, there will be those […]

“We’ll Build A Wall & Get The British To Pay For It”

“We’ll Build A Wall & Get The British To Pay For It”

Not sure who I am trying to parody with the title but long before the Mexicans were being told that they had to build and pay for a wall to stop them getting into another country the Romans constructed a wall to stop the English and the Scots mixing. Way back in AD122 the Emperor Hadrian had […]

Plane Crazy

Plane Crazy

Its only a week since I headed off to Carlisle Airport to   photograph the aircraft on a sunny but cold evening trying out HDR photography. Well I must be Plane Crazy as I have decided to do the same thing again. I didn’t shoot all of the aircraft last time (and I have still […]