20/06/18, Picture of the Week: Moorhen Chicks Feeding

The swans have hatched their cygnets and the baby ducklings are growing up quickly, so now it’s the turn of the moorhens to raise their broods. The moorhens are normally quite elusive and difficult to photograph, so I’m please that I managed to get this Read More …

Picture of the Week: 15th June 2018

Next week it’s midsummer in the Northern Hemisphere and to prove it, here’s a picture of a bee happily collecting pollen from the flowers in our garden. I love photographing insects close up. What often looks like an inconspicuous blob from a distance, often takes Read More …

Picture of the Week: 9th May 2018

After a late winter flurry, spring has finally arrived in North Yorkshire. This picture is of the picnic site at Leavening Brow, where I walk Bruce the Dog every day. All of a sudden the place is a riot of green, set off by the Read More …

Picture of the Week: 6th May 2018

Here’s the earliest document from our family archives that I possess. It records the marriage of my great-grandfather, Edward Fernley, to his first wife, Mary Garger. The marriage took place in 1861, but Mary died some years later and Edward married twice more before his Read More …