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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 […]

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) […]

Bins and Cones (or a load of Bollards!)

Bins and Cones (or a load of Bollards!)

“It’s easy for you. You live in one of the best parts of the world for this sort of stuff” He said. ‘He’ being a photographer friend of mine from London. “It’s on your doorstep man. You just get your camera out and click….easy shot” “Really?” I said. He had a point though. I do […]

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 […]