Pictures from an amble along the River Tame

Another day another walk Like almost everybody else I’ll be glad when the current lockdown restrictions are eased and we can travel a little further afield.  Although I am really looking forward to some sort of return to something that feels like normality and despite walking pretty much the same routes many many times before […]

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Picture Post 2 – The kingfisher

The kingfisher I have heard of an old folk tradition in Britain that says if a dead kingfisher is hung by a thread from a post it will always have its beak pointing in the direction of the prevailing wind. Now I have to be honest and say that thankfully, not only have I not […]

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A week along the river – walking in the Tame Valley

A week along the river Another week of decent walking despite some dodgy and cold weather. I tend to take the view there is never really the wrong weather but there is sometimes the wrong gear. Despite this past week having been bitterly cold at times with biting easterly winds, a fair amount of rain, […]

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Winter light on the Peak Forest canal

It’s all about the light It seems to me photography is nothing else if not about the light. It also seems to me that light is the single and most fundamental ‘component’ when taking a photograph. No light and there’s no picture. The importance of light is brought home to me every day I walk […]

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Winter walks along the river Tame

Always the same and always different As much as there is to be said about walking in different places and in taking different routes, I would have to say, that one of the things I have enjoyed over the years is taking a familiar route along the river and canal on a regular basis and […]

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