Monthly Archives: March 2013


Thursday 21st March 2013. It’s freezing. The temperature is 2 degrees but with a strong easterly wind it feels a lot colder. The weather forecast is for snow on the way, so it’s tide to wrap up warm and go … Continue reading

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Chirk, a meander through The Marches.

Yesterday we visited Chirk, we were in Border country. Marches is a term used to denote the area on the border of England and Wales. Along the border there are several motte-and-bailey castles such as Chirk. For thousands of years … Continue reading

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It’s downhill all the way

My print ‘ It’s downhill all the way’ has been accepted in the Carlisle International Exhibition of Photography. It was taken last October when I did the ‘Extended Troutbeck Circuit. I had turned round and spotted the mountain biker coming … Continue reading

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Sea Kayaking

Sunday 10th March. I was up bright and early and ready to go down to Crosby beach to take some photographs. Unfortunately the weather was not as bright, it was grey and dull with occasional flurries of snow. I was … Continue reading

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The mouth of the River Alt.

This afternoon I went for a short stroll along the coast between Crosby and Hightown. I left my car near the Coastguard Station and headed off through the dunes parallel to the West Lancs Golf Course. My objective was two … Continue reading

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Hest Bank

28th Feb 2013. We set out from Hest Bank, near Carnforth on a beautiful spring morning, bright sunshine and hardly any wind. We headed inland and after a couple of hundred yards we joined the Lancaster canal which we followed … Continue reading

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