Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Nosey Horses

These two were a little inquisitive – taking a great interest in my rucksack. Perhaps they were Nikon fans?


The day turned out really good, with the sun shining and a few clouds around to give some interest to the sky. The horses in this field seem to have decided to keep… Continue reading


Rain and Digital SLR cameras do not make a great mix. Nevertheless, in light drizzle, I could not resist the light refracting though the raindrops as they hung from my vine. Look closely,… Continue reading

Avenue of Trees

The pathway to the church looks completely enclosed by the avenue of trees. Taken in April, the feeling of being hemmed in must be even more evident when the leaves are on the… Continue reading

Blue Moon

Wisps of high cirrus clouds add a little texture to this image of the moon, taken in the middle of the day.

Greatrigg Man

Greatrigg Man is the cairn on the summit of Great Rigg, an intermediate stop on the Fairfield Horseshoe. On a sunny day, the Fairfield Horseshoe – Nab Scar-Heron Pike-Great Rigg-Fairfield-Hart Crag-Dove Crag-High Pike-Low… Continue reading

Edge of the World?

If it looks like the world drops away at the edge of this picture – that’s because it does. This is Stickle Tarn, looking tropically blue under an almost impossibly blue sky. Just… Continue reading

Wind in the Wheatfield

It was a windy, if overcast, day yesterday. Passing a field of young wheat, I wondered if I could capture the movement of the heads in the wind. Turns out you can. For… Continue reading


Well, it was a pretty rubbish day, weather-wise. I had to don my waterproofs 3 or 4 times while I was out walking. The weather managed to surprise me by clearing for a… Continue reading


From the top of Nab Scar, Windermere is foreshortened, and the length of the lake is not apparent. Nab Scar is another of the Lake Districts ‘value for money’ fells – a stiff… Continue reading