Archive for the ‘United Kingdom’ Category

Funton Creek

Grey skies and persistent rain are not usually the weather conditions I would hope for when trying to get a good photograph, but today as I was sheltering from the rain while bird watching at Funton Creek, Kent, I noticed that the clouds suddenly had some definition and shape above the industrial landscape with a […]

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral, in Kent, isĀ an amazing building with a history of over 1000 years and is one of the major tourist attractions in Southeast England. The building is quite fabulous from outside but it is even more impressive inside with some wonderful stained glass windows, beautiful carvings and tombs of a number of important people […]

Upper Eskedale, The Lake District

Over the last few days I spent some time hiking in The Lake District National Park in north west England. It had been a long time since I had visited this area and had forgotten how fantastic the scenery can be, particularly in the excellent weather that I had for the two days of my […]

Llangattock Escarpment

The Llangattock escarpment is a long area of rocky cliffs from which a spectacular view over the town of Crickhowell and surrounding countryside of the Black Mountains can be obtained. This is a region of old quarries and steep slopes which is nice for hiking and bird watching and on this visit in July 2015 […]