#377 – Upcoming Talk at Bingley Camera Club 8th December 2014

The next stop on my series of talks in West Yorkshire is at 7.30 on Monday night (8th December) at Bingley Camera Club, who meet at Church House, Old Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2RH. This will be my Mechanical Landscapes talk, which is loosely based on the writings and photographs from this blog and my…

#376 – Mechanical Landscapes Exhibition moves to Bolton

Through my membership of the Lancashire Monochrome group, I have been invited to display the Mechanical Landscapes exhibition to the clubs permanent gallery space at the Bolton Mercure hotel on the A6 near West Houghton (also known as the Georgian House). This is fundamentally the same exhibition as that at Ebb and Flo in Chorley, except that…

#359 – Mechanical Landscapes Gallery Exhibition Now Open!

  After too many late nights and a lot of blood sweat and tears, my first exhibition opened today at my local independent bookshop, the delightful Ebb and Flo in Chorley. It’s only 12 framed A3 photographs, but the exhibition space is somewhat small and probably couldn’t take many more, so I’ve gone for quality…

#356 – Mechanical Landscapes Tumblr micro blog now online

Although this blog is very much alive (if not updated as frequently as it used to be), I’ve also started a blog on Tumblr. As this WordPress blog is my primary platform, I’ve linked the two so that all the posts on here automatically appear on there as the audiences are different, but Tumblr content…

#336 – Mechanical Landscapes – my new website

Sometime in April 2007, in a paradox of high hopes and no expectations, I launched theviewfromthenorth.org. Since then the journey that the website and I have been on has been an interesting one to say the least, and one that shows no sign of coming to an end. The site has now had over 2…

#335 – theviewfromthenorth.org Backbarrow Pictures on the BBC

I was approached by the BBC asking for permission to use 6 of my photographs of Backbarrow Ironworks in a story they were doing. Only two were used in the end, better than nowt I guess. The Ironworks site has been sold and some of the vacant land is going to be used for a holiday village,…