Picture of the Week 15/08/2018: Hole of Horcum

Bruce the Dog and I have been walking this afternoon in the North Yorkshire Moors Park. It was Bruce’s first long walk on open moorland. Apart from some giddiness at the sight of sheep, he made a great walking companion. Our walk took us round Read More …

Hello Cowboy Dave

This week’s picture  of the week is a little different. The grainy black and white shot was taken about 52 years ago in the playground of Dinting Methodist Primary School in Glossop, my home town.  The children in the picture are dressed ready for a Read More …

Picture of the Week 4/8/18: Langton Panorama

This week Bruce the dog and I have been out on a couple of long walks in the mornings. Now Bruce is getting older he’s more able to manage long walks, so two or three hours are no longer out of the question. On Thursday Read More …

Picture of the Week 27/07/18: Sunflowers

We’ve got sunflowers in our front garden and they’ve just come into full bloom in the last few days. The bees love them and, as I’m a sucker for close-up  pictures of insects on flowers, they’re the subject of this week’s picture. Because of the Read More …

Picture of the Week 14/07/18: Sunset in Howsham Woods

I’m not sure whether this is an official record, but it feels like the hottest summer we’ve had since 1976. I’d just finished my A levels and I was working to save up for a holiday in Yugoslavia with friends. It was just my luck Read More …

Picture of the Week, 08/07/18: Ullswater Steamer

Ullswater, in Cumbria is the home to these wonderful steam launches.  They run the whole length of the Lake, carrying passengers between Pooley Bridge and Glenridding several times a day. To me they’re the essence of summer in Cumbria, one of my favourite parts of Read More …