Travels 2: Rievaulx Abbey

This month Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire played host to the Light Installation, Museum of the Moon.Spectacular, magical, surreal: such words do not do it justice. I shall let a few of my images speak for it. From the Visitor Centre a one-way circuit was picked out with lights and candles, making the pathway safe andContinue reading “Travels 2: Rievaulx Abbey”

Travels 3: The Peak District

Overlooking Monsal Dale. Was actually here a few days ago and so keen to share that I attempted to use my mobile. Not a brilliant idea. I really do not understand it sufficiently. Ashford-on-the-Water Not far from Monsal Dale was the hotel we had booked to spend the night – online the Bed and BreakfastContinue reading “Travels 3: The Peak District”

The Lake District in Summer

A Photographic Essay A small collection of my photographs taken over many years of visiting the Lake District. A few are from my recent visit, more are from negatives taken over 30 years ago, when digital photography was a sci-fi dream. There’ll be posts for Autumn, Winter, and Spring in the future. If you haveContinue reading “The Lake District in Summer”

Travels 1: Essay on the Lake District

First up I have to confess: I love the Lake District in North West England. Be it Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, it is a wonderful place. Best of all, it doesn’t stop coming up with new treasures. I’ve been visiting there for around thirty five years, sometimes twice in a year. I’ve been there forContinue reading “Travels 1: Essay on the Lake District”