We’re always being told to say ‘yes’. As if our lives, like poor Gwyneth Paltrow’s character in Sliding Doors literally depended on it. Say ‘no’ we’re told, and you’ll at best be unhappy, at worst, if Sliding Doors is to be believed, fighting for your life in Intensive Care. There’s this enormous pressure to seize […]Read More Why Saying ‘No’ Can Be As Good As Saying ‘Yes’
In an effort to walk off the remainder of the turkey sandwiches, curries and chocolate orange consumed over the Christmas break, last week I headed out to the coast for a walk. I packed the camera too, just in case something caught my eye…Read More Fiddlers Green
The tide was at its highest point, so there was no chance of getting down on to the beach.
Instead, I started photographing the waves from above as they swept in and hit the sea wall below the promenade.Read More Flight
There’s no shortage of opportunities for photography around North Northumberland. Berwick’s historic walls and bridges over the Tweed; the Holy Island of Lindisfarne are obvious choices, but I decided to visit a location I’ve been to before: the Duddo Stones.Read More Duddo at Dusk
Hareshaw Linn, a Northumberland waterfall.
This is one of Northumberland’s most impressive waterfalls and also one of its most accesssible.Read More Let it come down.
Earlier this month I walked along Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. Ok, I didn’t walk the whole thing, but I walked further along it than I’ve ever done
before. And here’s why.
A few months ago I did something scary. I’ve only just got around to writing about it.Read More These Streets