It doesn’t matter where you live, be it one of our great cities, a suburban commuter belt town or a rural village the signs of man and nature are all around us.
And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.” And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the Hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a …
I would like to wish all the readers of my blog a very Happy Christmas. Thinking about Christmas I created this picture, in it I wanted to show a nativity scene set in a cave used as a stable and a photo of a rough stone alcove in Colchester castle seemed to fit. The light …
Each year Weston-Super-Mare has a Sand Sculpture Exhibition where talented sand sculptors from around the world create amazing artworks purely from sand. If, like me originally, you thought sand is just sand then you’re wrong, the sand at Weston is of a special type that makes it perfect for creating sculptures out of sand.
The railway line through what was later to become Whitton station was opened in 1848 by the Windsor, Staines and South Western Railway which in 1850 was absorbed into the London and South Western Railway which in turn was amalgamated into the Southern Railway in 1923.
How far should we go in explaining our photographs? It’s one thing to caption a straightforward photo like “6023 King Edward II at Didcot Railway Centre” such a photograph is what it is,
This year’s Autumn Gala took place from the 21st to the 23rd of October and in keeping with previous galas was a very enjoyable event.
When it comes to planning which railways I’ll visit each year the two West Somerset galas have first claim on my diary (and if you want to know, yes the 2017 gala dates are already in my diary!). This year’s Autumn Gala took place over four days from the 6th to the 9th of October.