Category Archives: Latest Photographs


Storm Brian Swanage – October 21st 2017

Today I heaved myself out of bed early, going out into the wind and rain to watch ‘Storm Brian’, at Swanage. When I first got there I was a bit disappointed, as the weather wasn’t really […]

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Sunflower field Dorset 2017 – sunrise

This Dorset sunflower field was certainly a beautiful site, with the heavy, yellow heads of the sunflowers waking up to the early morning sunshine. Fields of sunflowers (Helianthus) are something I’ve been wanting to take photos […]

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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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Public meeting on proposed Poole beach parking charges

Julian McLaughlin (standing, left) from Poole Borough Council addresses the public meeting. This morning I attended a packed, public, consultation meeting, at Canford Cliffs, concerning the proposed Poole beach parking charges by Poole Borough Council. The event […]

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Demolition of 7 Alton Road, Poole, Dorset

At the beginning of December 2015, number 7 Alton Road, Poole, was demolished to make way for three new houses. In fact, this was a house I knew very well from my childhood. I knew […]

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Square & Compass Pumpkin & Beer Festival 2015

On 3rd October 2015 The Square & Compass pub, at Worth Matravers, in Dorset, held its annual Pumpkin and Beer Festival. Besides a good selection of beer and ales, there were pumpkins of all shapes and […]

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Bringing Love Home


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Summer Morning in Dorset

This morning I was up at 2:20am and standing in a Dorset wheat field by 4.30am. Sunrise was 5:08, but the sun actually rose over the brow of the hill at exactly 5:30am, just after a […]

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Dorset Poppy Fields at Sunrise

At the end of June, 2015, I was lucky enough to capture the beautiful and magical moment when this huge field of pale pink opium poppies (Papaver somniferum) came to life in Dorset, just as […]

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Imber Village Open Days, 2015

Imber is an isolated and uninhabited village in part of the British Army’s training grounds on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK. The village (apart from its church) is under Ministry of Defence control. In November 1943, the entire civilian […]

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