Spectre on Fairfield

Spectre on Fairfield

Spectre on Fairfield Spectre on Fairfield The day begins in the dark with the hope of amazing photographs. I experience the unexpected when a rare white rainbow, and a friend that follows from a distance, become part of my day, on a fruitful photographic journey above...
Hat Trick on Gowbarrow

Hat Trick on Gowbarrow

Hat Trick on Gowbarrow Wainwrights for Tearfund Hat Trick on Gowbarrow Wainwrights for Tearfund Hat Trick on Gowbarrow   It will be a walk in the park, I said, or so I thought when I planned the route. After last week’s blasting near the summit of High Pike, we...
Lunar Eclipse over Langdale

Lunar Eclipse over Langdale

Eclipsed over the Langdale Pikes 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...
Scout Scar Surprise

Scout Scar Surprise

Scout Scar Surprise An early morning walk onto Scout Scar to photograph the winter sunrise over the Lake District turned out to be something I hadn’t expected. It seemed a little incongruous, ethereal even, to be walking out of Kendal early in the morning...
A Pint for the Fells

A Pint for the Fells

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...