The travels, musings and thoughts of a man and his camera.


SNAPSHOT! Windermere, The Return.

I’m sitting at a railway station and yes I have a ticket for my destination. It’s been been one of those off the cuff days that ends up giving more than you thought. It’s been good to catch up with some familiar and not so familiar places not the great unhappiness is lifting. From tonight/tomorrow there will be more daylight again so we can come out of mole mode and […]

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SNAPSHOT! Kendal For The Lakes.

And again the sun is up, the skies are blue and the birds are singing rather than coughing. So I am embarked on a trip around the Lake District. Not all of it today, just Kendal and Windermere. The clocks change tonight (that UK things where time leaps back and forward in Spring & Autumn) so the days will now start to spread their wings and the darkest of night […]

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SNAPSHOT! Eyam, September Sheep Roast.

I was out and about in Derbyshire and after a brief food stop in Bakewell I headed up to the plague village of Eyam. In an echo of things to come they isolated themselves after an outbreak of the Black Death was brought into the town in a flea infested roll of cloth brought up from London. Of happier note they have an annual celebration inspired by the Festival of […]

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SNAPSHOT! Blackpool, Evening Along The Prom.

I finished off my day with a walk along the Promenade. Even on a “brisk”March evening with a cold, lazy wind that cut through you rather than go around Blackpool’s perpetual party atmosphere was already bubbling. I was traveling back from Blackpool South railway station, a half forgotten fragment tucked away at the bottom of Waterloo Street, not as upmarket as the North station but it’s single platform is a […]

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