Category Archives: England

Writing about Images: 17 pics from ’17

    Sustainability Sports and music dominated my photography in 2017 as I was unable to make a field trip to Peru to continue with my long-term assignment on sustainable development. I did, however, enter a short film called Sugar in … Continue reading

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England clinch HSBC Canada Rugby Sevens in Vancouver over South Africa

England clinched their second win of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Canada on Sunday. In a thrilling final game against South African, they ran in three tries to one at BC Place, Vancouver. With wins in Dubai, Wellington, Sydney … Continue reading

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Oval ball, two rugby games and a tribute to Colin Welland

Rugby League and Rugby Union I recently wrote about the Professional Rugby Organization (PRO Rugby) announcement of a new professional league for rugby in the USA in 2016. As I prepared that blog, I thought over the potential confusion between … Continue reading

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Women’s Rugby Super Series in Calgary: match reports/photos from England vs USA, Canada vs New Zealand

It was a big day for women’s international rugby in Calgary on Saturday June 27. Four teams were competing in the Women’s Rugby Super Series at Calgary Rugby Union (CRU) Park: England vs USA; and Canada vs New Zealand. England … Continue reading

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Energy in Film Take 2: sci-fi’s, comedies and dramas

Previously, in Energy in Film Take 1, I made reference to the work of Dr Michael E. Webber and his team at University of Texas at Austin, who are researching the role of film in the further understanding of energy, society … Continue reading

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Tour Notes (2): Bikes and beers in the Tour de France

I could sit ‘ere an’ drink it in all day is an expression that comes to mind as I think on Yorkshire Day (August 1st) about my roots in the moors and Dales of Yorkshire….and good Yorkshire ale! This year it … Continue reading

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Tour Notes (1) Yorkshire Grand Depart a smashing success for #TdF 2014: Eye Allez Up!

The Tour de France (TdF) brand got some extra essence over the weekend thanks to Yorkshire’s splendid hospitality, scenery and about 2.5 million city dwellers, villagers and cycling fans who lined up all along the route of the opening two … Continue reading

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