Where I’d rather be

As a UK resident, I’ve been experiencing the same Coronavirus lock down as the rest of the country for a fortnight now. It’s for all our benefit of course and I’m pleased to have been able to work remotely and stay in touch with others via video calls and so on. I’m aware that as someone who isn’t on the front line of health care or indeed social care, I am one of the lucky ones, excepting the possibility of my recent horrific chest infection actually being Covid 19. This doesn’t stop me dreaming or occasionally staring out the window … Continue reading Where I’d rather be

Woodland wanderings

I like to wander among trees, taking in fresh air, feeling somewhat present, so it stands to reason much of my landscape stuff is woodland. Much of the woodland close to me is in part commercial, though it isn’t entirely the case. The most popular crop is silver birch, harvestable every 15 years. This leads to the occasional moment of annoyance when a place I want to capture in a certain light has changed dramatically, but it doesn’t stop my love of these trees as a photographic subject. It’s their bark of course! The papery shavings appeal to me and … Continue reading Woodland wanderings