Freelance Photographer
Durham, UK

Buttermere walk – High Stile Ridge

October 25th, 2012

After a bit of an hiatus, I’ve just finished updating a fellwalk entry – High Stile ridge from Gatesgarth (anticlockwise) – and adding photos from that walk to the 2012 Fellwalks (2) gallery.  Enjoy these for now, I’m hoping to be back with more soon.

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Olympic Torch Relay

June 18th, 2012

I was really pleased to get to see the Olympic Torch Relay as it passed through Durham City this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Cast a cloot

June 9th, 2012

The May is well and truly oot (in both senses) and I’ve cast a cloot.  Admittedly, I put it straight back on when the temperature dropped again, but the burst of warmth at the end of May and copious rain has helped the flora progress nicely.  Read the rest of this entry »

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New gallery added

May 14th, 2012

A quick update announcing a new gallery – Birds – along with the pictures from April’s successful “Coot Shoot“, now available to purchase.

Also the details from a recent Lake District fellwalk around Coldale have been added and some of the photos added to the 2012 Fellwalks gallery.

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Cookies

May 4th, 2012

I prefer the double (or triple) choc chip variety, but this is about the more techy computer type.  This post is to explain the recent changes to the site’s Privacy Policy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Water birds

May 2nd, 2012

I had one of my best ever wildlife experiences last week.  Find out more inside… Read the rest of this entry »

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Blaid’s Wood Bluebells

April 16th, 2012

On Saturday I had a short scouting trip down to Blaid’s Wood in Durham and found the bluebells in full flower.  Photos after the jump… Read the rest of this entry »

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Bluebells are here

April 14th, 2012

I’ve been for a short walk through Blaid’s Wood (see this earlier post for details) today. The wood is full of bluebells in flower between the road and the old waggonway – it’s well worth a visit.  Photos will follow shortly.

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Early Hawthorn…Or Not?

April 11th, 2012

When we were out on the walk when I noticed the first bluebells of 2012, I also noticed that the hawthorn blossom, or “may” as it’s also known, was out.  This seemed remarkably early this year too, but on reflection I realised I was wrong.  Here’s why… Read the rest of this entry »

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Bluebell update

March 26th, 2012

Regular readers will know I have a soft spot for bluebells.  All the same, I was amazed when I spotted the first flowers of the season today while out on a family walk. Read the rest of this entry »

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