A trip into the hill

Yesterday was a busy old day. As well as running a DofE training day in the afternoon / evening that had been postponed due to last week’s snow, I was asked to run a caving trip for 5 teenagers and their staff from a special school near Bristol. When running this sort of activity I… Read more A trip into the hill

February in the woods

Many people will go for a walk around their local woodland at this time of year and look around at the bare trees and squelchy paths and think that the wood is dead, there is nothing there and will simply stomp on with or without their dog, on their regular walk, heads down, hands in pockets… Read more February in the woods

To see a sea of steps

For as long as I can remember, I have been aware of the photograph known as “The Sea of Steps”. This image was made in 1903 by the early English photographer Frederic Evans. Evans had been a keen amateur photographer since the 1880. His specialism was the cathedrals of Britain and France. He gave up… Read more To see a sea of steps

Auntie Dolly

  Whilst struggling with the never-ending task of setting up my new laptop, yesterday I came across some folders of photos that haven’t seen the light of day for many a year. At roughly the same time, I found a photo that I casually took last year whilst doing the annual tradition of Christmas churchyard… Read more Auntie Dolly