Tag: Photo

Bluebells near Midhurst West Sussex UK

Sussex Bluebells

Bluebell season is coming to an end… Here’s a carpet of Bluebells near Benbow Pond just outside Midhurst. The location is on the Cowdray Estate in an area that has been untouched for hundreds of years. It’s a magical spot and there literally are thousands and thousands of Bluebells! Take the track to the left […]

Grey field on The South Downs

Big grey field

Grey field. Spring evening. During and after the war The South Downs were turned over to arable crops. Huge fields were ploughed out of the chalky ground for cereal production; wheat and barley for food and animal feed, home grown rather than having to rely on imports from abroad. It’s the end of April and at this […]

Stockbridge Pond Tilford Elstead Surrey

Early morning at Stockbridge Pond near Tilford, Surrey

Start of the day at the lake I stopped off this morning on the way to work at Stockbridge Pond, near Tilford in Surrey to catch the mist. Stockbridge Pond is a little fishing pond tucked away in the woods. The mist was just clearing and it was very still apart from the occasional ‘plop’ […]

Farnborough Christmas Tree Portable Airship Hanger

Farnborough Business Park Christmas Tree

Happy Christmas from Farnborough A simple christmas tree in the Portable Airship Hangar at Farnborough’s IQ Business Park. The structure above the Christmas tree is a First World War airship hangar built in 1912. Now standing near Farnborough Airport, the steel structure is 250ft long and 70ft wide. It was originally a portable structure – […]

Coldest day 2012

Tree Frost from Freezing Fog

The coldest day in 2012! Here’s a photo I took on my way to work near Milford in Surrey. Last night’s weather was curious. Sub-zero temperatures and lots of moisture in the air led to freezing fog (yes I was listening to Mr Webb in Class 4.6 all those years ago) which is why the […]

Horse Sand Fort Portsmouth

Horse Sand Fort in the Solent

Castle in the sea Horse Sand Fort is one of four “Palmerston’s Follies” Sea Forts off Portsmouth Harbour. The four forts are Horse Sand, No Man’s Land, St Helen’s and Spitbank Fort. The Forts were built during the 1860s to protect Portsmouth and the naval dockyards from invasion by the French and Napoleon. The forts were […]

Southwold Pier Suffolk

Southwold Pier Colour

On the pier Southwold Pier at sunset on a balmy February evening… the perfect place for a romantic stroll before heading off to the very fine Lord Nelson pub for an equally fine pint of Adnams Oyster! Who’d have thought that February could be so lovely 🙂 This photo is on Flickr and 500px – […]

Field of Barley Winchester Hampshire

Field of Barley and Storm Clouds near Winchester Hampshire UK

Storm clouds rolling in A gloomy Hampshire sky, full of thunder and rain clouds. If you like this photo, try clicking on this link: flic.kr/p/6FdxBT – it’s the same field photographed two years earlier but with a crop of wheat rather than barley… Canon EOS 450D, ƒ/9.0 18mm lens at 1/200 sec, ISO 200. See this photo […]