Red Screes

Published 27 August 2015

The first fell of three on a tour of Red Screes and its neighbours.

Bleaberry Fell

Published 25 August 2015

Heather is never quite as nice as Enid Blyton made it out to be.

What we need is a great big cairn on top

Published 23 August 2015

Don’t like photos of cairns on fell tops? Blame a Grand Canyon ranger.

Walla Crag

Published 19 August 2015

Not much to look at from the ground, but Walla Crag certainly provides a grand viewpoint.

Moo Moo

Published 16 August 2015

Not entirely sure what they farm there though. Pigs perhaps?

Great End

Published 12 August 2015

Could there be a place with better views than Scafell Pike? Yes. There could.

Getting them interested early

Published 9 August 2015

Indoctrinate your child with a love of walking, using a little bit of Dick Bruna.

Scafell Pike

Published 5 August 2015

Sometimes you just have to lace up your hiking boots and head on up to the highest point in England.

Photographing rural sights

Published 2 August 2015

Quick! There’s a tractor! Get the camera out!


Published 29 July 2015

A short but fantastic jaunt up a fell that looks over Keswick.

What happened in the Lakes, may not necessarily stay in the Lakes

Published 26 July 2015

Good weather, good views. The Lakes rarely disappoint.

London LOOP Stage 4: Hayes to Coulsdon

Published 22 July 2015

The bluebells are out and lining the woodland floors, on a day that included a Happy Valley and some Downs.

Stuck in the clouds

Published 19 July 2015

Was it foggy for my recently finished holiday in the Lakes? How should I know? I can’t predict the future.

London LOOP Stage 3: Petts Wood to Hayes

Published 15 July 2015

With woods, parkland and even several square miles dedicated to farming, the LOOP shows off the quieter side of Greater London in style.

A boat on the Thames at Reading

Published 12 July 2015

Note to self: go and finish the Thames Path.

London LOOP Stage 2: Slade Green to Petts Wood

Published 8 July 2015

After an inauspicious start, the LOOP really gets going on its journey through attractive woodlands, past old manor houses and through Sidcup of all places.

Crossing the Stile

Published 5 July 2015

An early digital snap out on the South Downs.

London LOOP Stage 1: Erith to Slade Green

Published 1 July 2015

Setting forth on the London Outer Orbital Path by accident.

A fell-top picnic

Published 28 June 2015

Introducing a small child to the fun of eating lunch whilst being battered by the wind.

Photographing and sharing: 10 years of using flickr

Published 24 June 2015

It’s been ten years since I purchased a digital camera, and uploaded the results online.