Window on my world: art and artists

After my previous ‘heavy’ posts I wanted to share some of my lighter moments on this wet and windy Saturday. I’ve written about my need to be creative and posted photographs taken on my travels, surreal images, as well as examples of my craft work.Stashed away at the moment are my various painting and sketchingContinue reading “Window on my world: art and artists”

Mountain walking. Why don’t the authorities make it easier?

Complaints by some holiday makers beggar belief I live in North Wales within the Snowdonia National Park named after Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales with an elevation of 3560 feet / 1,085 metres above sea level.To get to the top is definitely not a stroll in the park.No-one has said it was. AndContinue reading “Mountain walking. Why don’t the authorities make it easier?”

Winter woodland walks: trees in the snow

Walking in the local woods in Winter can be magical. Sometimes cold. But always magical. These photographs were taken in our (then) local woods.We always looked forward to the trill of crunching through the fresh snow, being the first to make our marks, and checking out the patterns on the trunks and branches that theContinue reading “Winter woodland walks: trees in the snow”

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”