Category Archives: sunrise

the future, stars and giants

this week i went and camped up on top of harter fell in the duddon valley. in many ways an unspectacular mountain in terms of size, difficulty and reputation but it is still one of my favourites. i have memories … Continue reading

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the devil fools

local legend has it that the circle was once intended as the site of an early church, but each night after a hard days sweat and toil, the devil would arrive and sink the stones down into the earth and … Continue reading

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mystic round

that mystic round of druid fame, tardily sinking by its proper weight, deep into patient earth, from whose smooth breast it came william wordsworth the river duddon sonnets

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break the magic

like with many stone circles the stones of sunkenkirk are said to be uncountable, as to count the stones of a circle is to brake its magic, but sat there waiting for the sun its hard not to have a … Continue reading

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arrive in darkness

after dragging myself out of bed at half past three and stealing out into the cold, quite night it was still dark when i arrived at sunkenkirk. i sat down to wait for the sun to arrive. i then noticed … Continue reading

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ruins of rome

the rising sun flames on the ruins in the purer air towering aloft john dyer 1740

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lights out

this is just before dawn at about four o’clock looking across morecambe bay. its strange that when we leave a room we turn the lights out but when we all go to bed the lights in our towns and cities … Continue reading

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coastal attractions

this looks like it could be pier in a seaside town, its lights sparkling across the sea at night, full of fairground rides and slot machines, a beacon of chintzy good times, its is in fact heysham power station and … Continue reading

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nuclear dawn

this is another shot looking across morecambe bay to heysham power station. it seems to me strange and a little irresponsible that nuclear power plants are often located along side areas of natural beauty and fragile ecosystems

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to the sea

all rivers eventually flow into the sea and here it happens on a pretty grand scale; the kent, the leven, the keer, the lune and the wyre all flow into morecambe bay as well as smaller streams and rivers such … Continue reading

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