Sunday, 11 September 2016
Friday, 9 September 2016
|1609A-60 : Shibden Park Lake, Halifax|
You've got to admire the British upper class. If they look out of their window and consider the view of the valley and the river a little less than inspiring, they can order up a team of labourers to dam up the river and create a monumental lake. Anne Lister was one of the biggest employers of child labour in the coal mines of the Halifax area in the nineteenth century. She used the profits to change the view out of her window. You've got to admire the British upper class.
Thursday, 8 September 2016
|1609A-59 : Rusted Gate, Fixby|
If this was a sculpture, that fine lived-in colour would be called a patina. But it is an old iron fence and therefore it is just rust. If this was a sculpture, it would be displayed in a gallery and would be full of meaning. But it is an iron fence in a field, a field full of grass.
Tuesday, 6 September 2016
|1609A39 : Field in Fixby - September 2016|
I almost sent this in to the BBC who are always on the look-out for photographs they can use as back-drops to the Weather Forecast. Rain-dripping, mist-encasing, damp-draining field: perfect for about nine months of the year.