Winter at Bowes Museum

Bowes Museum and snow

On Location 15th Jan 2021 The forecast looked promising so an early breakfast was taken before I headed down to our local town of Barnard Castle here in County Durham. The previous day had seen a decent amount of snowfall and overnight a hard frost had crisped everything up. Driving…

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Snow around Bowes Village

Bowes churchyard and castle

On Location 15th January 2021. Bright sunshine on snow covered fields makes an almost perfect combination for winter photographs. Even better if such subjects are right on your doorstep. So it was on this day. A good fall of snow had fallen the day before and unusually for here in…

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Armboth Fell walk

Armboth Fell film

A new film on You Tube Armboth Fell in the central region of the lake district has a bit of a reputation. And it’s not a good one….it is wet, very wet. In this new film I take a walk over not only Armboth Fell but also its near neighbour,…

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The 2020 Lakeland Christmas Quiz

The results are in! Many thanks to everyone who took part in the 2020 Lakeland Christmas Quiz. I considered that giving the quiz a theme of Wainwright Rocks would have made it a bit more interesting/challenging than just a simple “guess the fell” type of quiz. It seems that the…

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The best of July 2020

Barn Owl Teesdale

Over on my Andy Beck Photography website I have been uploading a selection of my best images from each month of 2020. Today I have just added the portfolio for the month of July, a mixed bag of images, from landscapes under stormy skies to close encounters with wildlife. Why…

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Being a “Wainwright” nerd.

Mungrisdale Common Youtube

It has to be said that I love finding out the fine details about that famous guidebook writer Alfred Wainwright. I don’t go into his publishing or personal life. I’ll leave that to my good friend Chris Butterfield. Who over the past few years has uncovered some fascinating and long…

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