Evenings in Durham

Evenings in Durham

A summer evening with photographers and tripods allowed into the cathedral resulted in some interior shots, and the Lumiere festival in November took us round the exterior, including across the river. The colour shot, showing the rose window, was one of 16 images...
POWER OF THE ARCH

POWER OF THE ARCH

This is another of my photos from the trip to Seaton Delaval Hall in September, and has been awarded 3rd place in the annual photography competition relating to the Heritage Open Days all over England. The theme of the competition was Power. This arch was included in...
Writing prize

Writing prize

My prize for winning a short story competition this week was a pair of cashmere hand warmers. I don’t suppose I will be writing in the cold, but useful for taking photos and needing access to the controls. Of course the main prize is having a story published,...
STORY – “THEY NEVER LEARN”

STORY – “THEY NEVER LEARN”

Not my image, this one, but a photo prompt for writing from “Creative Writing Ink” website, which requires the use of a blog page for submission. Photo by William Felker on Unsplash  They never learn For the mother, this day hadn’t gone according to...
52nd MORPETH GATHERING

52nd MORPETH GATHERING

The festival is a gathering of people who come together to enjoy the traditional culture of Northumberland and the wider NE region, though it becomes a bit like a village show with so many competition categories that almost everyone is a winner. As a subject of much...