Last week I took a couple of days off to rest and recharge, so I went in the camper van with my dogs to the Elan Valley in Wales, near Rhayader. Crisp February weather – cold nights outside the van and inside it, but some beautiful scenery to experience – some stark and windswept, like the treeless landscape around Claerwen Reservoir, and other areas wooded and verdant, even in mid-winter, in a walk along the edge of Penygarreg Reservoir. I […]
In October 2015 General Public, Birmingham based artists, contacted me to take photographs for their exhibition The Hop Project, which is still touring the West Midlands and Wales. They wanted photographs of hop yards, and introduced me to Mark Andrews, who owns and runs Townend Hop Farm growing hops and cider apples, near Bosbury, Herefordshire.
This past week I was camping in Brecon Beacons National Park, just south of the town of Brecon. We had some fine weather and did some walking in the hills, reservoirs and rivers. On our last day we went for a walk on a footpath along the River Usk near Llangynidr. While throwing sticks for the dogs to retrieve, I began to notice the circular holes