#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 06/May/22

Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire. Flamborough Head, a chalk headland in East Yorkshire, supports a small village that once relied on fishing for its existence. Now it’s a dormitory for nearby large towns, and the site of a nationally respected bird sanctuary. The underlying chalk foundation was created when the land lay beneath the waves in …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 20/Apr/22

A different view today. I used to live in East Yorkshire, a county that’s mostly fairly flat and very arable. Wide skies and fertile fields are the most common features here. This was taken on one our favourite walks from our previous home, in early April. To me it’s an essentially English landscape. What do …

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Today’s #Photograph 14/Jun/21

Humber Sand Bank Enjoy!#View my professional pictures here, where you can buy them as digital files, framed prints, canvas wraps, or Giclee art prints.

Today’s Pictures: 29 Apr 21

A forest road. ‘They walked between the guidelines for the transtrols and under rows of palms; dancing, running hand in hand, sauntering. Luce executed a series of perfect cartwheels and Randal applauded. He, in turn, walked fifteen paces on his hands.’Stuart Aken, The Methuselah Strain This series of photographs from our local forest will finish …

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Today’s Pictures: 3 Apr 21

A track through a damp patch passes a felled tree in the forest. ‘When the spring stirs my bloodWith the instinct to travel,I can't get enough gravelOn the old Marlborough Road.’    Henry David Thoreau Daily shots from our walks in the local forest will continue here for a short time. And I’ll add another from my …

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Today’s Pictures: 20 Feb 21

Gated track in the forest. ‘But in every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.’     John Mu With the daily shot from my local forest, I’m including a shot of the wider world, not always entirely ‘natural’, to provide a wider view of the world and its wonders. The other side of …

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Today’s Pictures: 5 Feb 21

‘I have two doctors, my left leg and my right leg.’    George Macauley Trevelyan With the daily shot from my local forest walks, I’m including another shot of the wider world, not always entirely ‘natural’, to satisfy those who love to see some water in the pictures. Share these posts on social media with …

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Today’s Pictures: 29 Oct 20

Just back from today’s walk, taking advantage of a brief spell of relative calm from the wind and rain coming in from the Atlantic. More on its way. But, undeterred, we trod the firm tracks and absorbed the spirit of the woods, made our daily connection with the trees. Wildlife mostly had the sense to …

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Today’s Picture: 28 Sep 20

The white cliffs of Dover are famous, of course. But there's another stretch of chalk cliffs in the UK, the only other one, at a place called Flamborough, East Yorkshire. Each year, I take a complete break from the internet. I’m deluded into believing it keeps me sane. However, earlier this year, I made a …

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Today’s Picture: 17 Sep 20

A soft North Sea washes the stone strewn sand of the beach under the chalk cliffs of the approach to Flamborough Head in East Yorkshire. This will be the last ‘live’ post for a short while. But there will still be ‘scheduled’ daily posts. Every year, I take a short break from the internet. A …

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Today’s Pictures: 29 July 20

Oak grove in the Forest of Dean. Stuck indoors and unable to get out to enjoy nature at present? In that case, this series is for you. I’m aiming to brighten the days by posting pictures of natural beauty. Chalk cliffs overlook the North Sea near Bridlington in East Yorkshire. Taken in February 2012. On …

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Today’s Picture: 25 May 20

The gently rolling hills of the Wolds, taken just outside Driffield, in East Yorkshire. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you find pleasure in this, please share it, so others can enjoy it, too. Thank you.

Today’s Picture: 19 May 20

Flamborough Head, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. 11 May 2015 The idea here is to brighten the day for those people confined indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today is the first departure from the original series, all of which were taken in the Forest of Dean on our daily walks for exercise. It struck me …

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