The Beacon for the Queens Diamond Jubilee at Little Eaton was up near the A38 at Cuckoo’s Farm. The Pictures are All taken From St Peters Park which had been circulated to be the best place to see the beacon on the night. Shortly after 10:01 the flame was seen and the gathered crowd (some with chairs and picnics) were delighted and remained on the … Continue reading Jubilee Beacon at Little Eaton
Living in a village is very much a communal affair, people stop and talk, some times it has taken me a lot longer to get to the shops as you never know who you might bump into and what conversation may start up. It has also resulted in my wife sending my children out to go and look for me especially after about half an … Continue reading Waiting
This week there has been several issues that have caused some set backs: the Queens Head has closed, which for a pub is a concern as I have not had chance to photograph in there as yet. The other a lot more worrying and that is the issue of photographing children!
An unusual bit of freak weather struck the village of Little Eaton today with a hail storm in the summer. Some people call it “strange weather” while others say it is “climate change” Continue reading Hail Storm in the Summer
Well snow has hit the village of Little Eaton, quite heavy this time with the level crossing at the disused railway in the picture
This blog is about my Documentary photography project a Typical English Village – Little Eaton, Derbyshire. I have been a documentary Photographer for 25 years and lived in the village nearly twenty years, but hadn’t thought of photographing my doorstep. I had always been too busy travelling around to notice what community activity there was in the village, it was rare to be home during … Continue reading About the Project