Dave B's photos with the The Pennines

Full Moon mystics

Full Moon mystics
An Ancient monolith, a "low" and a full Moon. Your imagination can flow when the Moon is full.

The monolith is called the Greenway Cross but isn't a cross at all. In fact, no-one really knows what it is there for or for how many centuries it has gazed…
Added on December 28, 2015

Nab Hill to White Nancy ...

Nab Hill to White Nancy ...
... and on to Croker Hill. Taken on the top of Nab Hill in Bollington, eastern Cheshire and looking past the hilltop marker post (the path is supposed to go round the other side of that mound of stones marking the top and then turn right and exit the sho…
Added on December 15, 2015

Sunbursts beyond Kerridge Ridge

Sunbursts beyond Kerridge Ridge
Kerridge Ridge, in eastern Cheshire near Macclesfield, has appeared in several of my photostream shots. White Nancy can be seen as the small triangle at the right hand end of the ridge before it drops down towards Bollington. The trig point on The Saddl…
Added on December 14, 2015

Cloud above cloud above The Cloud

Cloud above cloud above The Cloud
The Cloud is the name of that skyline hill with the sudden drop. We also call it Bosley Cloud. It is National Trust property and is also the county boundary between Staffordshire (this side and all you can see) and Cheshire (beyond it down in the gloom.…
Added on December 10, 2015

Sunset clouds over Shutlingslow

Sunset clouds over Shutlingslow
The title says it all really. Taken from the A537 Macclesfield to Buxton road.
Added on December  7, 2015

Looking down on White Nancy

Looking down on White Nancy
Does this mean he's got himself a drone, been in a light aircraft, or even on a helicopter flight? No, nothing so exotic! I was in my car on a hillside lay-bye a couple of miles away with my trusty long Sigma zoom.

This is 1817 built "White Nancy" ab…
Added on November 26, 2015

Hills of the White Peak in low evening light

Hills of the White Peak in low evening light
The more southern parts of the Peak District National Park are known as the White Peak (as distinct from the peaty soiled Dark Peak of the north.) They are limestone hills once, so it is claimed, part of a coral reef in warmer seas.These are Chrome and P…
Added on November 25, 2015

Trig point views

Trig point views
This is the Ordnance Survey Triangulation Pillar on Kerridge Ridge in eastern Cheshire above Macclesfield. Kerridge Ridge is about a mile long running north/south and, for the most part, fairly level except for this part. Here the ridge suddenly rises f…
Added on November 16, 2015

Drifting fog

Drifting fog
One last shot of that foggy walk last Monday. Of the four I have posted, I do have to say that this is the one I like best. As I was setting off back down from The Roaches high point I could see that the fog was drifting back in and was flowing up the v…
Added on November  7, 2015

Wind erosion on Roaches rock face

Wind erosion on Roaches rock face
One for geographers (well, geologists, at least.) These rock faces tell two different stories. One is of their formation well over three hundred million years ago. The British Geological Survey tells that this is "Roaches Grit - Sandstone. Sedimentary…
Added on November  5, 2015