A heavenly word?
Friday 16 June 2023
Gordon Ridgewell: “After doing a few jobs in the garden I fell asleep in the chair outside and was woken by this red kite heckling me. “I looked up, thinking my late wife Megan had floated down from heaven telling me to wake up and get on with it. It was so real. Luckily, I […] Read more >
Conservation… of sorts!
Friday 8 October 2021
Lensman Gordon Ridgewell entitled his missive containing this image ‘Conservation’… ever one for an alternative take, our Gordon! “I popped into the garden the other day after hearing a commotion to find a crow [it looks like a jackdaw, a type of crow] having a fight with a red kite. “The crow was defending his patch […] Read more >
With England’s big day looming, Gordon offers a special selection to whet the appetite
Friday 9 July 2021
A veritable cornucopia from ace photographer Gordon Ridgewell as a little hors d’oeuvre in preparation for England’s date with football destiny on Sunday. The man from Littlebury rarely misses an opportunity to strike with the lens and we present here the results from his latest wanderings… as ever, Gordon has a tale behind the picture to […] Read more >
Bob Robin and a confiding kite
Friday 21 May 2021
The weekend just wouldn’t be the same without a prize shot from lensman Gordon Ridgewell – and this time we can offer you two! Over to Gordon… “I went out and looked over the garden fence because I thought I heard the red kites calling and when I looked round Bob Robin sat about six […] Read more >
Monday 26 April 2021
A shot of airborne beauty today from photographer Gordon Ridgewell, who captured this striking image of a red kite, a species that has prospered in southern England after a series of reintroduction schemes. “I went into our back garden with the dog and camera, and as I looked over the fence this red kite was […] Read more >