A story I wrote in 1985 and just rediscovered. I rather enjoyed reading it again (I hope that doesn't sound big-headed) so thought I'd share the piece. I think there may be a bit of self-observation buried here somewhere. Anyway, here it is ... The Mud Lark. Underneath his fresh brown coat of mud, the… Continue reading ► THE MUD LARK.
► MEMORIES OF FATHER FRANCIS ‘FRANK’ HUGHES OF GLENRIDDING, 1915-1998..
(First posted July 1, 2022.) Chatting with someone recently, I learned of a Father Francis 'Frank' Hughes, born 1915, died 1998, who not only took services in Glenridding and but also helped with mountain rescue. The person I spoke with described him as ‘a lovely man’ and ‘a bit of a character’. With only a… Continue reading ► MEMORIES OF FATHER FRANCIS ‘FRANK’ HUGHES OF GLENRIDDING, 1915-1998..
► THE BOULDERS OF BERFEDD.
I have wandered around the slopes of Cwmffynnon and Moel Berfedd, Snowdonia, many times over the past twenty five years. The slopes are dotted with boulders deposited by retreating Ice Age glaciers 10,000 years ago. I see it as a kind of sculpture garden and have given a number of the boulders names. There's a… Continue reading ► THE BOULDERS OF BERFEDD.
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Simply a place to make a record of my expeditions, photography, art, recipies, anything really. Very little here yet, but it'll come along. There are a few videos here: http://www.youtube.com/@jonrus. Jonathan Russell, Warwickshire, England.