BEAMISH

BEAMISH

Escaped from spending a whole day in front of the Royal Wedding on Saturday by spending a few hours at Beamish museum, catching up on the areas we missed out on our last visit. The farm is laid out as 1940s era, so each farm cottage would be occupied by a couple of...
TYNESIDE COAST

TYNESIDE COAST

With six and a half hours to kill while the garage serviced my car, what better plan could there be than taking the train and my camera to the coast.  In the event I focussed my attention on 2 iconic buildings, which fortunately had the Tynemouth Longsands beach fish...
PAINTERLY

PAINTERLY

I have often been in a situation of seeing landscapes from a quickly passing river boat at a time of day of the most unappealing light.  A current project is to re-imagine these scenes as if experienced in a more leisurely fashion with a paintbrush and canvas....
BORDEAUX

BORDEAUX

I had two photographic challenges in mind on a trip to Bordeaux in March.  The first was a camera club task of illustrating the quotation, written about a photographer (Jane Bown, I think it was) : “She uses the light of a window as some photographers use...