Walking at Castle Crag – The Great Outdoors

Tweet I’ve just watched that video – the one that has, ironically, gone viral today, about how much we lose from our lives by being constantly attached to laptops, phones and tablets in the name of “social” media. And yes, blogging can be included in that too. We miss so much, and I am sure […]

Dodd Wood

Tweet We had a lovely Easter Monday out, taking in a walk and play at Mirehouse, then a brisk jaunt up the hill in Dodd Wood to see the ospreys (they didn’t want to be seen, so no photos of them though). I rather like this watery photo, although in hindsight I wish I had […]


Tweet Had a lovely walk today in Wreay Woods near Carlisle, and although there was surprisingly little to photograph, this is pretty much the best of a bad bunch. One of these days I will manage to do water, and be happy with the results …

Water and Rocks

Tweet I have had a very pleasant day spent in some woods, near a river, with a very good tutor showing me how to handle a camera properly. I am not sure how much of the results are down to the guidance, the camera or just me having a vaguely good day, but there are […]


Tweet I found a new walk today, which made a nice change from my usual route, and some different views. This was one which I particularly like (although it did result in filthy knees).