Photography

Garden in Keswick, Cumbria

Garden in Keswick, Cumbria

More from my garden in Keswick. Not a cloud in sight and the rainwater barrels are getting low.

More photos: Bees and the blooms

Menton, Côte d'Azur

Menton Old Town with fresh paint, ready for the new season. The classic view from the bay to the east of the old town towards the Plage des Sablettes, view made famous by the paintings and aquarelles of Ernest Louis Lessieux (1848 - 1925).

Cloud forest garden in Keswick, Cumbria

Cloud forest garden in Keswick, Cumbria

A bit of planting, installing some protection from the wonderful birds, and a lot more clearing and hedge maintenance, revealing the folly and some sculpture. There’s been a bit of rain but not enough to refill anything, water butt or reservoirs. My photo essay on the past couple of weeks in my cloud forest garden in Keswick.

More photos: Cumbrian cloud forest gardening - 4

Rowers on the Thames at sunset at Hammersmith Reach

Rowers on the Thames at sunset at Hammersmith Reach

An Eight and a couple of coxless Fours rowing home on the Thames at Hammersmith Reach. Two views contrasting the solitude and focus of the boat crew on the water then the return to urban life.

Northern Rock (2-6-2) R & E R

Northern Rock (2-6-2) steaming down the line from Dalegarth station on The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. A couple of passengers, with a very impressively stocked cake-stand, were enjoying the ride in “Ruth”, one of the Pullman coaches.
Thanks to the engine driver for the steam show.