Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Meadows

With the sun setting and the light starting to fade, I had just enough time to capture the meadows around the ruins of Bordesley Abbey. A few minutes later and the sun had… Continue reading

Ancient Stone Steps

It is amazing to consider how these ancient stone steps have been worn smooth over the centuries by the countless footsteps of long dead monks, priors, bishops, and other members of the priory… Continue reading

Bordesley Meadows

These are, apparently. English Longhorn cattle, and they have been grazing on Bordesley Meadows for the past few years now. They seem docile enough, but they are big beasts. This was about as… Continue reading

Bordesley Mill

Sunshine and shadows at Bordesley Mill. Bordesley Mill is an old needle mill – over 100 years ago, needles were a huge part of the economy in this area, which supplied them worldwide.… Continue reading

Chipping Campden

Next to one of the roads into Chipping Campden is this old trough, the purpose for which it was built being not immediately apparent. The light bulb comes on when you realise that,… Continue reading

View from Pavey Ark

From the summit of Pavey Ark, in the Lake District, you can look down on Stickle Tarn, some 900 feet below, and on the Great Langdale valley, a further 1300 feet below that.… Continue reading

Quantoxhead Beach Long Exposure

For this one I took three long exposure images and combined them – one of 90 seconds, one of 120 seconds, and one of 240 seconds. The tide was coming in pretty fast… Continue reading

Limestone Pavement

Grey, overcast days are just made for black and white photography, and the interbedded limestones and clays of Quantoxhead Beach make the cliffs look like layers in a cake. The limestone pavements are… Continue reading

Ripples

At Burnham-on-Sea, the tide goes out a long, long way. In it’s wake, it leaves all types of beach deposits, thick, cloying (and dangerous), mud, flat sand, shallow pools, and, in some areas,… Continue reading

Crook Peak View

As you look west from Wavering Down, on the Mendip Hills, the path to Crook Peak is clear ahead of you, as it curves along the ridge to the peak. In the background… Continue reading