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Friday 10th April 2015 |

Frank Lawley's book, illustrated by my photography, is now on sale and can be ordered from me. The price is £30 and p&p to an address in the UK is a further £3.95. Comments from early purchasers include: "After beginning to read Frank and Marjorie's story it is difficult to put down ..." "I think Charles Quest...

New book, Arts and Crafts Houses in the Lake District

Thursday 3rd July 2014 |

I've just received an advance copy of the finished job that will become available on !st September from the publlisher, Frances Lincoln. This is my first collaboration with Matthew Hyde who has had recent successes with his updates of Pevsner guides in the north-west. Esme Whittaker, who is a curator with English Heritage, is a co-author and I have...

Lakeland Book of the Year 2014

Thursday 3rd July 2014 |

The annual awards take place in mid-July and once more I am a contender. The book of poetry, Tree, written and self-published by my friend Paula Day has many of my photographs illustrating Paula's work. Tree has been shortlisted, one of twenty in an original field of sixty.

Not to be confused with Keith Richard

(Not to be confused with Keith Richard)

Blencathra aka Saddleback - the sale of a mountain

Thursday 29th May 2014 |

Hugh Lowther, the current Lord Lonsdale, is having to raise a lot of cash to pay death duties on his father's estate. So he decided to sell off some of his land, in particular the mountain massif known as Blencathra in the northern part of the Lake District. He hopes to raise about £2 million, about 20% of the bill!...

Fame at last!

Thursday 29th May 2014 |

On May 29th I am in Hereford, photographing the gardens at the cathedral. But this isn't a normal day, as I am there by invitation from Country Life. The magazine is to be the subject of a three-part TV programme about the way it works and how I go about my garden photography is one component. They are supposed...

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