Another great weekend

Andy Beck Keswick Mountain Festival

I am just back from another great weekend promoting and selling The Wainwrights in Colour book. This was the third time that we had been at Keswick Mountain Festival and amazingly this was the best so far. The weather was better than expected, the rain that was forecast for the…

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Hay Stacks- a classic

Hay Stacks -a classic

I am very busy working away behind the scenes on a couple of new and exciting projects, both of which involve a who new series of paintings, one of Lake District landscapes and the other of more local images to me here in Teesdale. Just the other day I completed…

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Capturing Lakeland’s Beauty

Capture Lakeland James Bell

Capture Lakeland by James Bell  I wouldn’t normally write reviews on this website, well it isn’t something that I have done in the past but I thought that it would be worth posting a short piece about this wonderful work, Capture Lakeland by James Bell. James is a skilled photographer…

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A cracking day on Yoke

Looking down into the Kentmere valley from the narrow edge above Rainsbarrow Crag

Date: 13th October 2015 It was with some frustration that whilst completing the sketches for the fell Yoke last weekend that I realised that the reference photograph for the view of Rainsbarrow Crag (Yoke 10) was totally wrong. How I made this basic error can perhaps only be explained in…

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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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