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Dorset opium poppy fields 2017

 

 This year and for the previous two years (opium poppies 2015 and 2016), I’ve been photographing Dorset’s opium poppy fields. June 2017 was rather more difficult than previous times as the poppy fields were tucked […]

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Red poppy field Dorset 2017

 

 Today, on the way back from photographing a white daisy field, I spotted a field of wheat interspersed with red poppies. Of course I had to stop and take photos: you can’t drive by a […]

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Sunrise over an ox-eye daisy field Dorset

 

 This morning I was up at an extremely unsocial hour of the day in order to take sunrise photos of a field of white daisies in Dorset (ox-eye daisies).  I’d spotted the beautiful white daisies […]

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The first train from Swanage to Wareham in 45 years!

 

 Tuesday 13th June 2017 will go down in history, with the arrival at Wareham Railway Station of the first train from Swanage to Wareham in 45 years. The railway line linking the towns was ripped […]

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show Great Plant Sell-Off

 

  Every year, on the final day of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, a crowd gathers near the Great Pavilion from around 3pm. At exactly 4pm a bell rings and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show […]

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

 

 In 2017 I was lucky enough to make it through to the final ten photographers of the ‘Portfolio Category’ of the RHS Photography Competition. This meant my photographs were on show at the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, […]

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RHS Photographic Competition

 

 I’m proud to say that a portfolio of my work will be on display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017, as part of the RHS Photographic Competition. As one of the ten photographers in the competition’s ‘Portfolio Category’, I will […]

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Fields of Blue Flax and Red Campion, Dorset

 

 At the weekend I was out and about in Dorset when, by chance, I spotted a field that had a distinctly blue tinge to it. Straight away I recognised the crop as Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also […]

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Derelict House (The Manor)

 

  Nature is quickly taking over this once grand, early C19, Grade II Listed mansion. One end of the derelict house has collapsed, so it’s open to all weathers, and the floors of a lot of […]

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Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017 – “Strictly Bulleid”

 

 Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017 will be a three-day “Bulleid Bonanza”, marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of “Southern Steam”. The Dorset steam train event will take place Friday 31st March – 2nd April 2017.  […]

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