An Alpine Adventure- the mission continues..

Hopegill Head.

This is a follow up to my recent blog post about the rare Alpine Catchfly. If you haven’t read it then perhaps do take a look there first at a previous blog post from last week which gives a background account to this challenge: An Alpine Adventure Date: 15th July …

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An Alpine Adventure

Hobcarton Crag

Date: 9th July 2015  Location: Whinlatter, The North Western Lake District. It has been some time since I ticked off the last required reference for my Wainwrights in Colour project, well that is those ones where I needed to see the actual view that Wainwright used in the Pictorial Guides. …

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Blencathra- curing the artist’s block.

Threlkeld

  The recent trip I had to Blencathra really cured the artists block which I had for completing the sketches of Blencathra. Soon there will be a new blog post about it on the Andy Beck Artists site but in the meantime I have put together this short film about …

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Blencathra’s best.

Blencathra summit

With an appointment in Keswick arranged for mid-morning on Wednesday I planned to use the full day to enjoy the predicted decent weather forecast. So an early rise was called for and it was just before 4am as we headed west along the A66. The clear frosty morning wasn’t to …

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