Once in a while you get lucky

I always feel rather envious of wildlife photographers who produce amazing close up pictures of animals, birds and the like. I always assume they spend their lives scouring the banks of rivers or… Continue reading

The way we were (Regatta as it was in 2010)

Normally this week the blog would be about the ups and downs, the thrills and spills of the annual Norfolk Punt Club Regatta on Barton Broad. This two day event is immensely popular… Continue reading

What’s in a Landscape?

It is my pleasure this week to host six images sent to me by Frances Tubbs. Frances and her husband live in the Broads area and she and I often meet when we… Continue reading

Memories of Mount Mulanje

It is about 45 years since our party moved from Zambia into Malawi, with the intention of climbing Mount Mulanje south of Blantyre. Southern Malawi was very different from the plains of Zambia.… Continue reading

What do you do at Overstrand on a warm summer evening?

Although I have lived in Norfolk for more than a quarter of a century, I have never ventured down on to the beach at Overstrand. It is so easy to zoom along the… Continue reading

Blues and Browns

Sounds a bit like two rugby teams doesn’t it. In fact it refers to butterflies. This week I visited Warham Camp in North Norfolk. It is an impressive Iron Age fortification south of… Continue reading

Getting out and about in the sunshine

One of our first real outings his year away from the walking in circles no more than 5 miles from home. So we went to Gooderstone Gardens south of Swaffham. We also went… Continue reading

Croagh Patrick – I go on the Reek

That’s quite a good headline. Croagh Patrick is St Patrick’s holy mountain, all 2,507 feet of it. It is the fourth highest mountain in Mayo and has been a pilgrimage site, virtually since… Continue reading

This is a “was to have been”

This week’s blog should have been all about kaleidoscope images with lots of dinky shapes and if I can retrieve some of them I will put them up, but unfortunately I have had… Continue reading

Birds at Home and Away

Photographs from home and from a day when I went walkabout. I’m not really a wildlife photographer, but I enjoy the birds we manage to attract in to the garden at home. We… Continue reading