Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Post series The Lake District (England)

The English “Lake District” is a very picturesque, mountainous region in the north-west of the country, which has been a national park since May 1951. Its beauty draws many thousands of visitors every year, including regular tourists, hikers, artists and photographers. The region has become a favourite place since I began visiting during the mid-1990s, when I began learning how to take landscape photographs amongst the high peaks and myriad lakes.

  • One of the many hundreds of gems which lie in folders in my cupboard; one of the thousands of frames taken over the years with traditional film cameras.

  • Patience

    As I reached the curve in the road, I saw that the red car was still there, so I decided to pull in and see what all the fuss was about. I’d been past earlier that day, on my way down to Tom’s with the new rope that he needed, and the car had been…