After returning to Italy from Scotland it was time to get down to business. Some time spent out in some of the most beautiful landscapes (and I’m comparing to Scotland’s NW Highlands which are also some of the most beautiful landscapes) was exactly what I needed to bring back some sense of positivity to myContinue reading “Campo Imperatore, Italy: August-September 2020”
Despite buying my house in Scotland in March right before lockdown, I hadn’t been able to visit it and move my worldly possessions in until July of this year. This involved a flight from Italy (once flights were back up and running), driving from London to stay with my family in Derbyshire and rest, thenContinue reading “Scotland – Summer 2020”
A lot has happened since I last posted here. I have moved to Italy to live part-time, as planned. Unfortunately, a global pandemic happened so photographic opportunities for landscape images have been somewhat limited. Happily this is not the case for wildlife and nature photography on my doorstep daily in Italy, and I have moreContinue reading “Italia: February 2020”
A morning misty hike up to the Roaches in Staffordshire, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, was just what was needed for Dan and I. I took my camera because… I take it everywhere, pretty much. The light wasn’t great as the mists were heavy and fairly low, and the clouds wereContinue reading “The Roaches”
For now, while the rain pours in the UK, I will continue to re-visit old wildlife images and re-edit to produce something different to the original edits. Birds seem to be especially good for this task!
Last time I hiked up Snowdon (I say hiked, we took the Miner’s Track, which is fairly easy-going for the most part) the mountain decided to mess with me. It was a lovely sunny day when we set off, and yet in the space of three hours it rained, hailed, and eventually snowed on me.Continue reading “Snowdon: September 2019”
We took another hike up Kinder Scout today, this time to look for fungi species, and I came back with a few quickly shot images of the breathtaking landscape of the Dark Peaks.
“As you drive down, you notice a change in landscape. Things become wilder, less well ordered and more unkempt.”
“I noted how tidy and organised Tuscany is; the land is neatly parcelled up into vineyards and olive fields…”
Last week on a blazing hot day, the boy and I took a hike up Kinder Scout in the Dark Peaks.