Tag Archives : weather


Winter in Keswick

In February 2010 I booked the train up to Penrith… only to break the bicycle I’d planned to take on the day before departure…. so changed plans and walked everywhere in the snow around Keswick and Derwent Water, where the boat bus company fought to break the ice… up over Walla Cragg and Latrigg in […]

Boston, six years ago

I was at a conference in Boston, Massachusetts, when the East Coast of the United States flooded in June 2006. Boston wasn’t badly hit with flooding, but it did spend a few days covered in fog and puddles. I’d only just bought my first SLR a couple of weeks before — the D50 with 18-55 […]

Winter fogs past

I love those freezing winter nights, when everything condenses into one big fog. And the light blurs… And the shapes merge…

Castlerigg

In the house where I grew up, on the side of a kitchen cupboard above the kitchen sink is a small wide yellowed print on a bent and battered cobweb covered card, faded with the light of five thousand sunrises and dappled from the condensation of countless boiled kettles. It’s a print of the stone […]