My favourite photograph of every month. Click any picture below to view it in its largest size, on Flickr. To view my full online portfolio of images, please visit my Flickr page.
A swallow is reflected in the water as it swoops over a swimming pool near Banyoles in Catalonia, Northern Spain – one of dozens looking for a drink amongst the arid hills every morning and every evening.
My son Charlie collects the ball from a fielder’s throw to the bowler’s end just too late to run out the batsman during one of his two overs in his team’s defeat to Leigh U-15s at Leigh CC, Lancashire.
My niece Abi runs the final leg of the relay race for Year 3 girls for her house at her school’s annual Sports Day.
Fireworks herald the end of a performance from Guns ‘N Roses as they begin the European leg of their ‘Not In This Lifetime’ tour, at Slane Castle, Co. Meath, Ireland.
The wash of a speedboat heading south from the Alps at the most northerly part of Lake Como, Italy.
A springtime street/canal scene along Bloemgracht in the Jordaan district of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Aaron Finney makes a sharp turn while snowboarding at the Chill Factore, Trafford Park, Manchester.
An elusive kingfisher scans the waterways surrounding the Ron Barker hide at Martin Mere Wetland Reserve, Lancashire.
My niece Abi walks her pony Jig through the spotlights before their showjumping class at Barton Equestrian Centre, Lancashire.
A Marsh Harrier patrols the wetlands at Martin Mere in search of food.
Old Trafford is bathed in sunshine ahead of the 2016 Super League Grand Final between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves.
A goldfinch sits on a telephone wire, about to be joined by another.
Stuart Broad thunders in from the Pavilion End on the fourth day of the 2nd Test against Pakistan at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.
A Face in the Crowd: Warren Bullough amongst the swimmers about to participate in the Great North Swim at Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria.
Italian rider Vittoria Panizzon and Borough Pennyz stumble at the Jack Wills complex, just prior to their elimination from the 2016 Badminton Horse Trials at Badminton House, Gloucestershire.
WWE wrestler Roman Reigns holds aloft a prize belt after winning his bout against Sheamus at the Manchester Arena, Manchester.
A Confirmation Gift: The Lord’s Prayer engraved on a silver cross
A Land Rover Discovery 4 tackles the off-road course at the Land Rover factory at Halewood, Merseyside. Picture taken from the car itself, using a mirror specially positioned on the course.
A combination of snowfall and sodium lighting makes this colour photograph look monochrome.
Def Leppard play ‘Photograph’ during the encore of their show at the Manchester Arena.
A firework in mid-explosion during our annual Hallowe’en party.
A cloudy sunset over an Autumn training session for Wigan St. Jude’s ARLFC U-10s.
Helen Bentham, riding Statham Street Hustler (“Nigel“), enters the showjumping arena at the Regional Qualifier for the 2016 Badminton Grass Roots competition at Brooksby Melton College, Leicestershire.
A competitor in the Course Camarguaise successfully removes a piece of string from around the horn of a young bull at Paluds des Noves, Provence, France. Not to be confused with the more controversial Spanish version, this is a traditional, bloodless Provençal form of bullfighting.