I WON!

TGO Book of the year 2017

 Well, what can I say? Yesterday was a day of mixed emotions when the winers of The Great Outdoor Magazine Readers Awards 2017 were announced and needless to say as you can tell form the post heading, I WON! Honoured, proud and not to say somewhat surprised to say the …

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Being “in it to win it”

BBC Countryfile Magazine awards 2017

 Just like the Oscars and the BAFTA’s it seems as if the award season for books is focused at the same time of the year.  Firstly, thank you to all of you who took time to vote in the TGO Reader Awards (hopefully for The Wainwrights in Colour) the competition …

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The news is spreading….

Andy Beck press cuttings

No one could have told me just how time consuming it would be to sell The Wainwrights in Colour book after publication- but then no one has produced a book quite like this. Since May my time has been almost totally given over to the continual promotion and selling of …

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Exciting times continue.

TGO Awards 2017

Apologies for the lack of recent posts on this site recently. Not only am I still very involved with The Wainwrights in Colour Book, giving talks and presentations but also doing the background research on the next project. More news on that will follow shortly. However, I am honoured to …

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The reviews are in!

The Wainwrights in Colour Book inside

 Things haven’t slowed down much here since the launch of The Wainwrights in Colour Book with my days being taken up with processing orders, dispatching books, answering emails and preparing for future events and talks. There is no time yet for days out in the dale or for taking many photographs. …

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Countdown to launch day

Helm Crag summit

Time is flying by. With less than a week to the launch of my long awaited book The Wainwrights in Colour I am busy getting everything prepared for the big event so this week should fly by. As part of the countdown I am writing a short blog each day on …

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