A Visit To Newcastle

I’ve been through to Newcastle in NE England today with my other half. While she was busy with what we went through there for, I took myself off for a walk to Leazes Park and then over to St. James’ Park – the home of Newcastle United. These photos were captured on my mobile phone…

Crossfield Bowling Club

137 Years Ago, At Cleator Moor, A Fabulous Bowling Club Was Built By Mine Owner John Stirling For The Townspeople

Why The Long Face?

A horse walks into a bar. The bartender asks “Why the long face?” Oh, you’ve heard it? never mind 😋 I spotted this old dear while out on a daily walk. She looked incredibly fed-up with the world and seemed pleased to see me, with a little nuzzle to my shoulder. I obliged by giving…

Week In Focus #3

This is picture #3 of a weekly Photo Challenge that I set myself – there is no particular theme. The challenge is to get myself outside and to simply take photographs. For the challenge this week, I decided to take a selfie with my phone, while out walking. The lens flare was added later, with…

Misty Walk

Yesterday morning was quite misty following a frosty night. As I was out walking with Poppy, I observed the mist slowly retreating, and enveloping Dent Fell. It was quite a pleasure to see. After around an hour of walking, I spotted a lone tree on Jacktrees Road, at Cleator Moor. It’s not a very special…

Week In Focus #2

This is picture #2 of a weekly Photo Challenge that I set myself – there is no particular theme. The challenge is to get myself outside and to simply take photographs. This image of fallen leaves was captured on my mobile phone, on a local bridleway, and also edited on said phone with the Snapseed…

Remembering The Fallen

With paint sprayed from tins onto a church exterior, in the former mining village of Moor Row in West Cumbria, artists from The Colourful North have created a wonderfully patriotic display for all passers-by to see. The painting depicts a lone first world war soldier, standing to attention as the sun sets over fields of…

The Curious Lamb

I often have a chuckle when I take a look at this photo of a lamb that had found itself stuck-fast, having decided to check if it was true, that grass was greener on the other side. Luckily for the lamb, I was out walking, and spotted her in a bit of a predicament. After…