Sunset on the Serengotchya
Serengotchya? So, we all know that the camera and photography worlds are filled with people who like to “get one over” by having ownership of a licence to use certain cameras and stuff. Phew, that was heavy going. Anyway, Saturday nights just aren’t the same without Val, Noel, Eric, Bruce, […]

Sunset over the Serengotchya




A boat gradually decays, doomed to remain on the foreshore
There is a graveyard with no headstones, no tombs and no memorials. The boat graveyard at Heswall is a place where mostly wooden hulled boats gradually decay into the soft mud banks. One of those secret photo locations, I wrote an article about the place on my website, www.haveagrandtour.co.uk

A Graveyard With a Difference


The Cork Stone
The Cork Stone is on the wild and windswept Stanton Moor in Derbyshire. The Cork Stone gets it’s name from it’s appearance which is somewhat like a cork for a bottle of fizz. Stanton Moor can be a mysterious, moody place which has a rich history dating back to the […]

Cork Stone




Abandoned Lime Kiln
This abandoned lime kiln is on Halkyn Mountain which is only ten minutes from my home. Halkyn Mountain is windswept rough land which is scattered with the remains of mines and quarries. On clear days, the views are spectacular and far reaching across the north west of England. The lime […]

Abandoned Lime Kiln



Windy City
Is this a windy city? I like to wander around the backstreets of cities. It’s a great way to find atmospheric locations and find an alternative view of the familiar.

Windy City


New Year in Blackpool
New Year in Blackpool Is today the first day of work for you? Spare a thought for Blackpool where today is the first day of the annual shutdown!

New Year in Blackpool



A stark and towering skyscraper dominates over us in a reminder of their rising power.
A stark and towering skyscraper dominates over us in a reminder of their rising power.

Stark and towering


The Silver Jubilee Bridge
The Silver Jubilee Bridge crosses the River Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes. The bridge makes an impressive sight when caught in evening silhouette. Currently closed to traffic whilst it is being overhauled. Repainting the bridge will use over 27,000 litres of paint!

Silver Jubilee Bridge



Canadian National Vimy Memorial
The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is located on Vimy Ridge in the north eastern corner of France. The memorial is dedicated to the thousands of Canadians who gave their lives in battles of The Great War around Vimy Ridge. Even today much of the land around Vimy is out of bounds […]

Canadian National Vimy Memorial


A Splash of London Colour
After creating mono-tone imagery of London, I felt that it was time for a change of view. Here is a splash of London colour to brighten the weekend!

A Splash of London Colour