Nick’s Pics

25 March 2016 // Nick's Pics

Ovvy Moor – words and pictures: Nick Small This is a photograph of a typical South Pennine landscape, Ovenden Moor near Halifax. It’s pretty unremarkable except for the fact that it’s a skyline that hasn’t looked like this since 1993. That’s when the Ovenden Moor windfarm was built. Twenty three turbines have whirled away on […]

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5 February 2015 // Nick's Pics

Walk Out To Winter words and picture: Nick Small As some weather befitting of the winter season finally starts to arrive, it’s tempting to succumb to the warmth of home and to watch the world through double glazed windows instead of getting out and about. It’s cold out there. It’s wet and windy or icy. […]

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Nick’s Pics – The Tropical North

5 September 2014 // Nick's Pics

Words and pictures: Nick Small. Forced by penury and other happen-stance to miss out on our annual visit to the Boreal forests of Lapland last year, we were particularly appreciative when we arrived amidst the swamps, meres and forest that surround Skelleftea airport this year. Two years is a long time to be pining for […]

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Nick’s Pics – White Water

14 February 2014 // Nick's Pics

Words and pictures: Nick Small All this rain is good right? Unless your local river has, bored with the confines of its banks, taken a meander through your house, then you probably have government ministers paddling around your garden in their new Hunter wellies looking sympathetic (or bamboozled if their name is Philip Hammond) for […]

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29 September 2013 // Birds //Nick's Pics

The Return of the Buzzard Words and pictures: Nick Small When I were a lad, I was obsessed by birds of prey. The trouble was, aside from Kestrels and Sparrow Hawks, I seldom got to see any. I’d persuade the family to take me to Loch Garten just to see the Ospreys (they didn’t show) […]

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