If you're having a bad day or just need cheering up then here is a flower, preserved in ice, sent from me to you. The daffodils are at their best at the moment. The ice respresents how cold it has been in the UK since Easter.
I bought my daughter a book of WW1 poetry recently and it has inadvertently started me on another quest. The search for local Commonwealth War Graves in my area from the first world war, hopefully telling you the tales of the fallen; respectfully attempting to remember them 100 years on. This all started with my … Continue reading Remembering the Fallen
Mid March and after staying indoors for most of the past 5 weeks i decided i needed to get out and about and continue with my project "The Park", documenting 12 months in the life of the world's first municipal park, Birkenhead Park. The weather is still really cold here in the UK, most temperatures … Continue reading An afternoon in the park
These pictures are for anyone feeling a bit down today. They come with a message that "the World is a beautiful place" if you look for it. Springtime and our freedom really are on their way. And has a season ever been so welcomed or wanted as Spring 2021.
Isn't it great to see the flowers breaking through the soil for the first time each spring. That moment when brown turns to green and white and yellow. Snowdrops are out and daffodils are on their way here in the UK. So i took a few pictures to celebrate.
Another dry day another chance to update one of my projects. "The Park" is the photographic story of 12 months in the life of the worlds oldest municipal park, Birkenhead Park in Merseyside in the UK. Opened in 1847 it has lived through 2 world wars and now 2 pandemics. After the floodA visit to … Continue reading Down in the Park….
Seed potatoes are in stock. Hence my trip on this freezing day to the local garden centre. Some of the eventual crop will make up my Xmas dinner in 11 months time, which is a rather strange thought. So, as usual i had my camera with me because you never know what you will see … Continue reading A trip to the garden centre
I haven't done any work on my Birkenhead Park project for a while so yesterday i decided to go and take a few shots.These were all taken on my Canon EOS 5D with 70 - 200mm lens . More images and details of the project itself can be seen on the projects web site at: … Continue reading More pictures from “The Park”.
For one reason or another the following pictures were never posted here so as the curtain falls on the most dramatic of years i thought i would share them with you. Llandudno, North Wales at the end of July 2020. I was amused by the fact that the next speedboat ride isn't for a year. … Continue reading Recent pictures
Seeing as most houses in the UK appear to be fully dressed for Christmas and to celebrate the UK being the first country in the world to licence a covid19 vaccine, i thought i would get in on the act and post a few jolly shots taken of Garden Centre and shop displays recently. I … Continue reading A few Christmas Images