Category Archives: brooding clouds

The Lake District……..ascent of Hallin Fell

  I ventured up to the Lake District earlier this week for a few days to do a little walking and more importantly to get out with my camera to photograph this area of outstanding beauty. For those of you … Continue reading

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The Lake District……almost as beautiful as the Yorkshire Dales

On my most recent trip to the Lake District I was blessed with excellent weather which made my trip doubly enjoyable as I was able to photograph the area in all its splendour. I have visited the lakes several times previously … Continue reading

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Welcome to a flooded North of England………

“O what a lovely Christmas…………….” The above photos taken in the last 48 hours give some idea of the devastation caused by the torrential rain and subsequent floods that have engulfed the North of England and in particular the areas … Continue reading

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In the midst of chaos…….a “true Brit”

It is said in the famous Noel Coward song that “only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the mid-day sun.” Well, at the other end of the scale it is that British stoicism and stiff upper lip in times … Continue reading

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Halloween sunrise………….a cornucopia of colours

The village I live in is on the outskirts of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire and perched on top of the Pennine Hills. In winter there are times I ask myself “what the hell prompted me to come and live here?” That … Continue reading

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Photographer or happy snapper?

Someone once asked George Bernard Shaw the famous writer “how do I become a writer” to which he replied “you start to write” Similarly I suppose the similar question posed to a professional photographer would be “you start to take … Continue reading

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The above photograph was taken at sunrise over Golcar in West Yorkshire whilst the one below was taken mid-morning from the outskirts of Bury looking across to manchester

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Autumnal hues……………………….

On a little drive around the outskirts of Huddersfield today I took out the camera and caught the changing season, the wonderful autumnal colours and an appreciation of the fact that I live in a rather beautiful part of the … Continue reading

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A Stop Off in the Lake District

On my recent trip from West Yorkshire to Glasgow I took the opportunity to stop off en route in the northern part of the Lake District at Ullswater Lake. Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, … Continue reading

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