Thursday, 31 January 2013

Windy Westgate

     Westgate is at the top end of Bradford and it always seems to be windy up there, even when it's not particularly windy in the rest of Bradford.  Well it was particularly windy in the rest of Bradford earlier today, so it was very, very windy in Westgate.

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Misty Morning

     Another picture from yesterday down at the river, taken before the sun had burnt off the early morning mist.  I haven't done anything to the picture in photoshop, except convert it to black and white.  All that snow has now entirely  gone.  A change in temperature and heavy overnight rain has melted it all away.

Saturday, 26 January 2013

Overnight Snow

     Joggers, dog walkers (and photographers) were out enjoying glorious sunshine this morning after fairly heavy overnight snow.  This section of path runs alongside the river Aire at Thackley, the area of land on the left of the picture is to be built on at some time in the future, a shame really as this is a nice habitat for wildlife, and as you can see it's also popular with humans (and dogs, and photographers)!

Sunday, 20 January 2013

Protest Against Shia Killings

     A demonstration  was held in the centre of Bradford last Monday to draw attention to the killing of members of the Shia Community in Pakistan.  Around a hundred protesters gathered outside of the Pakistani Consulate, some of them from the area in Pakistan where a recent targeted bombing took place, a bombing which claimed the lives of many Shia Muslims.  The demonstration was peaceful but the protesters were angry at the failure of the Pakistani authorities to protect the ordinary citizens of Pakistan.