Wandering along the River Weaver and a visit to Vale Royal locks.

Wandering along the River Weaver and a visit to Vale Royal locks We took a terrific walk this week along a stretch of the River Weaver in Vale Royal (Cheshire). The River Weaver has an interesting history and is inextricably linked to the salt mining of Cheshire and it’s most certainly somewhere we will visit […]

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Pink pigeon – it’s not everyday you see one of these

Pink pigeon – it’s not everyday you see one of these I was sat at home chatting to my wife and nephew when I thought I saw a pink bird fly past the window. Now depending where in the world you live, the sight of a brightly coloured, slightly exotic looking bird flapping its way […]

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Anglesey people – black and white images

Anglesey people This post follows on from a three part series of earlier blog posts featuring a visit to Anglesey and it’s stunning coastline. You can find the link to the first in that series here Part 1 About this post It’s not much more than a set of random black and white images of […]

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Assorted photograph collages from the rainy city. Part 3

Cut, crops and collages For some time I have been creating a small collage of pictures to set as the featured image on blog posts. These have typically been split in three vertical sections. This post and the previous two posts (Part 1 and Part 2) are a replay/look back of collages that have been […]

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Assorted photograph collages from the rainy city. Part 2

Cut, crops and collages For some time I have been creating a small collage of pictures to set as the featured image on blog posts. These have typically been split in three vertical sections. This post and the previousĀ  and following post (Part 1 and Part 3) are a replay/look back of collages that have […]

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Assorted photograph collages from the rainy city. Part 1

Cut, crops and collages For some time I have been creating a small collage of pictures to set as the featured image on blog posts. These have typically been split in three vertical sections. This post and following two posts (Part 2 and Part 3) are a replay/look back of collages that have been used […]

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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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