Monthly Archives: January 2018

Muddy boots in Settle.

Yesterday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club when we visited Settle.  I led the B walk. The snow and freezing temperatures that I encountered on the reccee a week ago had all gone but were replaced with gale force … Continue reading

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Brimstone Butterfly

This was the image that I entered in the monthly competition at my local camera club. It was taken with my little Lumix Camera and shows a Brimstone Butterfly feeding. For once the judge liked it and it came second. … Continue reading

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Graffiti / Street Art

I have got a photographic competition coming up where the theme is Graffiti. But what does that include? What is Graffiti and what is Street Art? It is not a subject that I take very often. So far I have … Continue reading

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A winter walk in Settle.

During the past week the weather in the UK has been bad, with snow, ice and gale force winds. I had got to do a reccee for the next walk with Crosby Rambling Club and the weather forecast said that … Continue reading

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Golden colours at Rydal Water

Clear blue sky,brilliant sunshine and the temperature hovering just above zero. A perfect day for a walk in the Lake District. I was out with my local rambling club and we started out walk from Ambleside. We headed north towards … Continue reading

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Looking back on Fairfield

New Year is a time to look forward and make plans, but also a time to,look back on some of my walks. One of my favourites is the Fairfield Horseshoe, a high level walk along the horseshoe ridge round the … Continue reading

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