The Art Tardis

This isn't my first blog about Staithes, the tiny village on the Yorkshire coast that was once home to Captain Cook, and given that it combines a built-in beauty with a shoreline location it doubtless won't be the last.  Why this time?  Because since 2012 there has been an annual arts festival and this was … Continue reading The Art Tardis

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Adventures in Modern Photography Part I

Whenever one of my photographs has received any sort of special recognition on the site ViewBug, I am asked to complete a short biographical questionnaire about the image and my approach to photography, and one of the questions asked is: What do you carry in your camera bag? I must confess that I find the … Continue reading Adventures in Modern Photography Part I

Glutton for Punishment

One of the advantages of living on your own is the freedom to indulge in whims. This why only a couple of weeks after my unsuccessful attempt to find a beautiful sunrise over a frost covered Whitby I was setting my alarm for another 5.45 start, this time to try the coastal hamlet of Staithes. … Continue reading Glutton for Punishment

A Harr

UK enjoys a warm end to the Easter weekend BBC News Website 7th April 2015 Not all of the UK was so fortunate; arriving at Saltburn-by-the-Sea to begin a sunny day by the sea it was clear (unfortunate choice of word) that the plan wasn't going to be realised when the start of the famous … Continue reading A Harr