#ScenicSaturday 03/Sep/22

Yorkshire Dales This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. I have digital images going back to the time I first bought a DSLR camera, and I like to share these.This image is from the Yorkshire Dales and was taken in 2009. One of the Three Peaks …

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#ScenicSaturday 09/July/22

Staithes Harbour, North Yorkshire Coast. Safe behind the ancient barrier of stone, small boats rest on coastal mud in Staithes harbour on the North Yorkshire coast. But, as sea level rises over coming years, will they be forever safe? Will increased water volume break and overwhelm such old defensive walls? Perhaps, if we act right …

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#ScenicSaturday 02/July/22

Dry Stone Walls in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. How many hands, over how many years, built such walls? Gravity and skill alone hold those stones together and keep them standing in line. Gathered by hand from fields they surround and define, they keep in sheep and keep out those who do not belong. Centuries …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 22/Apr/22

It is possible for humanity live in the landscape without ruining it with high-rise buildings, ugly warehouses, and industrial monstrosities. But, of course, that would require us to stop breeding like rabbits, reduce our overburdening numbers, and live with nature instead of trying to either overrule or actively destroy it.This shot is of the charming …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 18/Apr/22

This spot is a favourite of my lovely wife, Valerie, whose birthday is today. Don’t worry, this post was scheduled so I could spend the whole day with her and treat her.The place depicted is called ‘Janet’s Foss’, and nestles in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, not far from Malham. It’s a popular spot that …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 19/Feb/22

Strolling at day’s end from Janet’s Foss back to the hotel at Malham, we watched the sun slowly sink to leave a lovely winter evening sky. Just the two of us on the path at this stage in the day. Our earlier walk along the River Ribble from Settle to Stainforth had refreshed memories of …

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#PictureOfTheDay: 31/Jan/22

*****………………………….*****A few of my pictures appear in the Gallery.But, if you’re looking for images to decorate your home or office, use in calendars, greetings cards, jigsaws, advertising, or anything else you fancy in print or online, you will find more here.

#PictureOfTheDay: 30/Dec/21

*****………………………….*****A few of my pictures appear in the Gallery. More images, to decorate your home, use for calendars, greetings cards, jigsaws, or anything else you fancy in print or online, can be found here.

#PictureOfTheDay: 28/Dec/21

*****………………………….***** A few of my pictures appear in the Gallery. More images, to decorate your home, use for calendars, greetings cards, jigsaws, or anything else you fancy in print or online, can be found here.

#PictureOfTheDay: 26/Dec/21

*****………………………….***** Some of my pictures appear in the Gallery. More images, to decorate your home, use for calendars, greetings cards, jigsaws, or anything else you fancy in print or online, can be found here.

#PictureOfTheDay: 16/Dec/21

Some of my pictures appear in the Gallery. More images, to decorate your home, use for calendars, greetings cards, jigsaws, or anything else you fancy in print or online, appear here.

Celebrating 1000+ Miles Walked

January 2021 On 1st January this year, my wife, Valerie, and I joined a challenge set by Country Walking Magazine to walk 1,000 miles in 2021. Most of our walks have been in the Forest of Dean starting from our front door. Just occasionally we’ve been able to venture further afield, visiting the Isle of …

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#PictureOfTheDay: 02/Dec/21

Back to just pictures. Uncaptioned, these will show the natural beauty of our world or artworks that display some beauty of their own. There’s a small selection of my pictures in the GALLERY. If you want pictures to decorate your home, or as images for jigsaws, calendars, greetings cards, or anything else, there’s a growing …

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#PictureOfTheDay: 01/Dec/21

The ‘writing prompts’ didn’t do what I’d hoped, so I’m back to just pictures. Uncaptioned, these will show the natural beauty of our world or artworks that display some beauty of their own. There’s a small selection of my pictures in the GALLERY. If you want pictures to decorate your home, or as images for …

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#PictureOfTheDay and #writingprompt: 29/Oct/21

Pictures to inspire words or images. Poem, story, play, novel, memoire, essay, painting, drawing, sculpture, or another photograph? Up to you. Or simply enjoy the pictures. My image is untitled to avoid guidance. But the title, not always helpful, is here. If you use the prompt, please post a link to your work, or the …

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