Yes, I've been out with the camera and snapped a few photos around my ward. Here are some of them:
The three above are of the Sandy Lonnen, the medieval lane that runs from the Derwent Valley, between Whickham and Sunniside. We walked down it on Sunday to go to Hollinside Manor House. Here are some of the photos we took when we got there.
(and through the square window)
(I can imagine that this one will end up appearing on Xmas cards later this year!)
(I was not half feeling the cold at this point!)
The following is the railway viaduct in the Derwent Valley. I put the telescopic lens on the camera and snapped it from Hollinside.
Labour didn't repair the roof when the sun shone!:
(Taken near Hollinside, I think the derelict building is an old farm worker's cottage)
Out filming for my latest snow epic movie:
Is that an icicle in your hands or are you just pleased to see me?: