Bramham International Horse Trials 2019

EQUI-TREK Bramham International Horse Trials 2019 Every year, in June, Yorkshire’s finest four star equestrian event kicks off in the stunning grounds of Bramham Park. The event spans four days, incorporating the flagship 3-day-event. Combining the disciplines of dressage, show jumping and cross country, means there is something for everyone. The partnership between horse and […]

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Take a trip to RSPB Fairburn Ings

There’s a little gem nestled away in the Yorkshire countryside. On the border between North and West, at the small village of Fairburn, lies RSPB Fairburn Ings. This place is a great family orientated reserve. Putting nature first and foremost, allowing you to #TreatYourWildSide. A brief history of the reserve reveals it’s industrial past, integral […]

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Why, oh why…

I went for a walk around our local woods today (Byram, North Yorkshire). I was appalled at what I saw. The litter left there was completely unacceptable. I really can’t abide people who think it is OK to just throw things out into the countryside. The main perpetrators are the groups of kids, all under […]

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Winter wildlife…

Another weekend trip to RSPB Fairburn Ings. All but a small part of the site is now open to the public again following the Christmas floods. We spent an hour sat up at Pick Up Hide and enjoyed good views of Bullfinch, Dunnock, Grey Squirrel, Robin, Great Tit and Weasel  (too quick to get a snap […]

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High waters…

A visit to RSPB Fairburn Ings today. Still plenty of water around, but pretty much all access roads are now clear.   There’s something quite serene about still water. It brings a tranquillity, a silence, to proceedings. Sometimes it can be quite eerie  and at others it can be a welcome escape. The Swans were […]

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Words about images…

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” “A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.” “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” ~ Ansel Adams (1902 – […]

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