Category Archives: Lake District

Lucy in the Lake with Wellies

I first met Lucy when she was seven months old. She’s possibly the happiest child I’ve met and a pleasure to photograph. This is her¬†fourth session and she’s now four years old. And as you can see she’s not phased by paddling in England’s largest lake. Even when dad goes a bit far out…  

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Misty Grasmere

I really must buy myself a 4×4. Just an old battered one that stops and starts and doesn’t mind scratches. Just so I can venture further when the snow comes. Even so, just driving on the main road from Ambleside to Grasmere gives some great views if you can find a parking space. Rydal Water...

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Swan Lake – Bowness Floods

OK, so I’ve said before how much it doesn’t rain in the Lake District. Only now and then I get proved badly wrong, and it rains so hard that this happens.

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WOW – Windermere On Water 2008

It was the big finale last night, to a series of events on and around the lake itself. I thought I’d go along and see what was happening. These guys, called Trans Express, are hanging from a crane fifty feet above a park in Bowness. It sounds a bit bizarre, but you really need to...

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Crinkle Crags

Actually, the odd thing about climbing a particular mountain is that you can’t really photograph it – because you’re on it. But the view from Crinkle Crags must be one of the best in the Lake District. I know I’ve said that before about Helvellyn, Fairfield, Seat Sandal and Bowfell (at least), but this time...

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