Bishop's Stortford Photo Gallery 2

Photographs of the town and its wildlife, 2009-2010

By Richard Brockbank

View over rooftops to St. Michael's church, taken from edge of Town Park.
© Richard Brockbank 2009
A tree-lined walk in one of the Cemetery Road cemeteries.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
Huge Cedar tree in cemetery.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
A femail mute swan (pen) incubates her clutch of four eggs. They all hatched successfully; however, it's sad to see the amount of litter some residents and visitors to the town have left and continue to throw on the ground.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
A view of the moon at night from the Town Park. The moon is about as reflective as coal: if you want to find out why it still looks so bright, try the Wikipedia article about the moon, and the section entitled 'Appearance from Earth'.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
A blackbird comes to a momentary standstill in the Town Park.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
There are many interesting flowers and plants in the park.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
You could spend a lifetime studying just the interesting shapes of plants, and it would be a cheap hobby.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
A small spider (harmless, I'm sure!) out hunting for tiny insects in the urban centre.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
A squirrel calculates its next move. If it knew it was so cute, it might not be so scared.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
This may be a thrush just by the Castle mound.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
Follow the towpath a little way out of town and you'll get some well-needed peace and quiet, and see some relaxing and interesting sights.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
Rushy Mead Nature Reserve is usually quiet.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
This is an exceptionally pretty bend in the river, close to Rushy Mead.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
A late July sky with the War Memorial silhouetted in the foreground.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
Zoomed in to the west from Bells Hill, you could almost imagine you were looking out to a beautiful North American horizon.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
The sky didn't disappoint as I hurried to Cricketfield Lane.
© Richard Brockbank 2010
I always enjoy looking at curved brick or stone buildings, to marvel at the skill of those who built them.
© Richard Brockbank 2010

Further work taken in the UK and North America can be seen here.

This page was added on 10/08/2010.

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