For some time now I’d been wanting to find the old Decoy overnight shelter, at Decoy Heath, Morden Bog. This time I struck lucky in my quest.
I knew roughly where the old shelter was supposed to be, but hadn’t been able to find it before today.read more
Today I took a trip out to Wareham Forest, with the intention of capturing photos of trees in the morning mist. However, it wasn’t meant to be, as sun came out quite quickly and the atmosphere was replaced by glorious winter sunshine.
Two photos of the woods, each with a very different feel.read more
For the last few days I’ve been in the New Forest, photographing the amazing autumn colours of the trees and forest floor.
Deep rich browns, oranges, yellows and greens have made this year’s New Forest autumn particularly spectacular.read more
This evening there was a stunning sunset at Sandbanks / Poole Harbour, Dorset.
These circles in the sand were briefly visible, before disappearing forever.read more
On Sunday 7th October the Square & Compass pub held their annual Pumpkin and Beer Festival. This year scarecrows were also included.read more
Thursday 23rd August was the first day of the 2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This year is also the 50th anniversary of the annual event. Judging by the queues to get into the site each day, the world's largest heritage and cultural event is going to...read more
Yesterday I spent several happy hours at the 2018 Steam Up at Drusilla's Inn, Horton, Dorset. The annual Steam Up event traditionally marks the beginning of the Great Dorset Steam Fair. A large number of traction engines, steam engines and other vehicles meet at...read more
Today I went to Blandford Forum, Dorset, to watch the WW1 Homecoming Parade, which marks 100 years since the end of WW1. It also officially started the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Great Dorset Steam Fair (23-27 August 2018). The...read more
After a year's break Larmer Tree Festival, in Wiltshire, is back for Larmer Tree Festival 2018! Complete with peacocks and the odd free flying macaw, Larmer Tree is a music and arts festival set in beautiful Victorian Gardens in Cranborne Chase, not...read more
For the last four years I’ve been photographing Dorset's pink poppy fields - Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy. However, since the summer of 2017 there had been quite a bit of speculation, on the web, as to whether Dorset's opium poppies would return this...read more