Painting Experiment

Painting Experiment

I’m now beginning to really enjoy drawing again and thought I would give painting ago. I was never going to put the pen down as this is what I’m most comfortable with. I want to try to bring some colour into my work but I don’t want to work in a really tight way as […]

Birding up North

Birding up North

Whilst on a recent family visit to the North, I ventured out for a day of birding. First port of call was Pennington Flash near Leigh. It boast to be ‘one of the premier bird watching sites in the North West’ so surely it had to be worth a visit. We called in at the first hide […]

Thompson Common

Thompson Common

I was trying to think of something exciting to call this post, but to be honest if you have ever been to Thompson Common then you know there is no need to call it anything else, the name should conjure up enough excitement anyway! I visited Thompson back in June and fell in love with […]

Birthday surprise

Birthday surprise

4 June and it’s absolutely pouring it down with rain. I was determined not to waste the day. Armed with Ginger beer, cake and a map, along with all usual optical equipment I decided to try somewhere new and headed for Thompson Common and Lake. I had heard it was good for Odonata and wanted […]

Moody Skies over Hethersett

Moody Skies over Hethersett

There was a storm brewing in the skies of Hethersett on this evening so I decided to try to experiment with some HDR photography. I went about my business with my Nikon D80 in hand and my new-found understanding of the process. I took myself off round my usual walk, which also meant I got […]