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A Pint for the Fells

A Pint for the Fells

“Fancy a pint?” The landlord, without waiting for an answer fills the glass. It helps you know – someone shouts, above the cackle of wet and weary walkers that now fill the pub – to repair the paths on the fells. I didn’t know, but I did notice a sign on the pump in front of me, ‘Fix the Fells, 10p donation from every pint of Old Man’.

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Eclipsed over Langdale

Eclipsed over Langdale

Lake District, Cumbria. — For a year I photographed the sun travelling along the horizon from the same viewpoint. I watched it set at different places on the Lake District mountains. Its zenith, at the height of summer, is the Langdale Pikes. These mountains are the focus of my article.

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Cossack, Snooker and Bridge

Cossack, Snooker and Bridge

“I say,” came the unexpected remark as we sat around the poolside in Malta.
“I say, you there. Seen any Ruskies around here, have you?”
Granted, it was not the kind of question you would expect in the middle of the day, relaxing after lunch. Lifting the hat of my...

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