The Long View

The Long View

Sunset on Little Asby Hawthorne ©Rob Fraser Rob and Harriet Fraser are a couple truly at one with the landscape. He a photographer, she a poet and wordsmith, they have dedicated themselves to documenting the nature, seasons, people and spirit of their Lake District home. Their project and exhibition, The Long View (currently on tour [...]

Book of the month: Claxton

Book of the month: Claxton

©Jonathan Gibbs, from Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker Nature writer, bird obsessive and Buxton boy Mark Cocker has recently been appointed Ambassador for Friends of the Peak District, a role that should present few problems for someone so passionate about the landscapes and wildlife of his childhood. Mark no longer [...]

The Permanence of Things

The Permanence of Things

Back Tor ©Albert Hugh Robinson The new year arrived and, as always, change was expected. New ambitions, new resolve, new optimism. But last year was only a week ago and today seems very similar to 2017. The idea of change was a restorative one at least, even if it only lasted until the NYE hangover [...]