The Yorkshire Wolds provide splendid walking, and it’s like being in another world. Woodland and dales, hills and villages, are all imbued with soft light and clear air. As the Yorkshire Wolds are composed of chalk, any rainwater is absorbed rapidly, helping the land dry out very quickly. Conditions underfoot are seldom wet for long.
COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: horses to follow from the Jumps season so far
Inexorably, inevitably, the Cheltenham Festival is swinging into view. The rest of the Jumps season, which now resembles one, long dress-rehearsal, one, long schooling session, has hit the home straight and the winning post of mid-March is on the horizon.
How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners
It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.