Monthly Archives: April 2018

Crosby Rambling Club visits Conwy.

She’ll be coming round the mountain when she comes. She’ll be coming round the mountain when she comes, She’ll be coming round Conwy mountain Coming round Conwy Mountain, She’ll be coming round Conwy Mountain when she comes. This could have … Continue reading

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Springtime in Middle-Earth.

My walk this week started from Hurst Green in Lancashire. J.R.R Tolkien, author of ‘Lord of the Rings’ spent time in this area of the Ribble Valley and it is thought that this was the inspiration for his fictional hobbit … Continue reading

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Brimham Rocks.

This is my entry for this weeks Monochrome Madness challenge. It is one of the Brimham Rocks situated close to Pateley Bridge in Yorkshire. It is one of a series of gritstone boulders that have been weathered into fantastic shapes … Continue reading

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If bricks could talk !

On Friday I took advantage of the fine weather to have a stroll along the Sefton Coastline starting at the Coastguard Station in Crosby and walking to the mouth of the River Alt. My intention had been to photograph the … Continue reading

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Monochrome Moods

This image, Crinkle Crags viewed from Cold Pike is my entry for this weeks Monochrome Madness challenge. It was one of those marvellous days in the Lake District. Les and I had set out to climb Pike o’ Blisco from … Continue reading

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Making Music

This was my entry for this weeks Monochrome Madness challenge. Taken nearly in the morning in a park in Xian. I haven’t a clue what the instrument is.

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A Grey Day at Wray with Ray.

At the weekend I was walking in the Lake District with Crosby Rambling Club. Our destination was Hawkshead and when we arrived it was a grey day, low cloud and a fine drizzle. I had accompanied Malcolm on the reccee … Continue reading

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Girl with Umbrella

On Wednesday, Crosby Camera Club held its Digital Image of the Year Competition. I entered four images but came nowhere ! My best effort was Girl with Umbrella. The judge thought that a tighter crop may improve the image. He … Continue reading

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From Below

Here is my entry for this weeks Monochrome Madness Challenge.                                             Silver Birch. This weeks challenge had a set theme – From Below. I could not think of any images in my archives so I had to go in search … Continue reading

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