Beyond Jacques Vert…

Wonderful words from my sister taking real meaning from my photograph The above image was taken by a superb photographer, who always appears to capture shots that go much deeper than the naked eye can see… Let me … Beyond Jacques Vert…

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Crewe to Wimereux via Passchendaele 1897-1917

Private GE Charlesworth No 352487,  2/9 Manchester Regiment, George Edwin Charlesworth was born on 8 October 1897 to Edwin and Mary Charlesworth (nee Walker) in Crewe Cheshire. Edwin Charlesworth formed E Charlesworth and Son Joinery Manufacturers in 1908 following his work with Crewe Corporation. George Edwin helped in the business. War breaks out in 1914 […]


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2013 In Focus

2012 had been a particularly difficult year for me personally and I decided that 2013 would be much better. I had decided in terms of my photography I would endeavour to understand how light works in photographs.  I bought a speed light and soft box over the Christmas period last year. It was sometime till […]

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For those of you that know me personally reading this blog will know that my main interests in life are photography and also I have read widely and been to many wine producing areas of Europe and am qualified in wine and spirits. Probably my favourite style of wine are  those from Alsace in eastern […]