Dave B's photos with the Landscape

Cloud approaching from the west

Cloud approaching from the west
Moving a few yards away from that Greenway Cross, seen in my photostream a couple of shots back, you get this view over Cheshire looking north-westward. The lights of the southern end of Macclesfield appear at the right. The cliff-like hill at the left…
Added on December 30, 2015

Cleulow tree silhouette

Cleulow tree silhouette
Just a tree silhouette and a sunset. They happen to be not all that far from Cleulow Cross, yet another mysterious, ancient, decorated pillar with no known purpose (but many theories.)
Added on December 29, 2015

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 Manchester

Nab Hill to Manchester
The view I saw a few weeks back when I was on the top of Nab Hill in eastern Cheshire above Bollington. That is Greater Manchester in the distance. I always think it looks a long thin metropolis with a small number of higher buildings.

Once billed as…
Added on December 22, 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

He might have some bread

He might have some bread
But he didn't !! The mallard, plus several other species of water bird, are perpetually hungry at Redesmere near Macclesfield in Cheshire. In fact, whilst I was taking this, one of them was pecking gently at the back of my calf. A trick it must have l…
Added on December 12, 2015

Northern Belle through Macclesfield

Northern Belle through Macclesfield
The Realtime Trains web site had indicated a "Freight Service" through Macclesfield at 15.01 this afternoon. It started at Derby and was due through Stockport, York, Leeds and then Doncaster. Wow, what a route! Now, as I have mentioned before, daylight…
Added on December 11, 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

Fiddlers Ferry Power Station

Fiddlers Ferry Power Station
The towers of Fiddlers Ferry Power Station look large even when seen all the way across Cheshire from the hills round Macclesfield but when you see them close and see the houses of Runcorn you get a different perspective. Seen here from Frodsham Hill.
Added on December  6, 2015