Category Archives: the lake district cumbria

ruins of rome

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

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lean to

at some point during the nineteenth century a number of the stones were toppled to make way for a barn. however upon hearing of the destruction the owner of the estate ordered work to stop and for any stones to … Continue reading

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mater et pater

if you look beyond the flowers in the foreground of this picture you can see the largest stone in the circle. it is aligned due north and directly across the circle from it at due south is another large stone. … Continue reading

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gloves for foxes

a kid asked me if these were called fox gloves because foxes used them as gloves so they didn’t hurt their feet, i said that it was

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steps on the fells

i was walking out on the fells when i came across this strange stone formation with step like ledges so precise as to almost appear man made, or like a giant ammonite had been thrown like a frisbee into the … Continue reading

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anisopetra

this is a golden ringed dragon fly or anisopetra cordulegastridae. i found it on the post apocalyptic looking clear felled slopes of harter fell. it took ages for it to settle and then i over exposed the shot so pretty … Continue reading

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and so it begins again

my first morning in the lake district i went out just as the sun was wakening. however the high mountains and deep valleys obscured the light and i was driving around for hours in darkness before i drove over wrynose … Continue reading

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still sleepy

slepping out on the shores of coniston water one july morning. i woke up just after the midges, the stillness of the morning air brought them in droves. however my midge induced discomfort doesn’t seem to be reflected in this … Continue reading

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through the trees

i was walking through these woods on the banks of the river duddon one afternoon, it was a scourching day and these dank, dark woods offered a welcome respite. i think the light in this image kind of looks like … Continue reading

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riding the slip stream

i think this is a peregrine but i’m not too sure, i didn’t see the plane or the vapour trail in the sky until i looked at the pictures at home. Some people think that these trails in the sky … Continue reading

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