Month 8 highlights include visits to Stratford-upon-Avon and my hometown Sutton Coldfield, giant beasties, my friend’s stag weekend, the usual dose of exploring in the Peak District.

Holy Trinity Parish Church in Sutton Coldfield

Holy Trinity Parish Church in Sutton Coldfield – bringing back a few memories on a drive around my hometown 04.06.12

Wedding

Newly weds Emma and Chris walk down the aisle after their marriage ceremony 03.06.12

Spooky road with overhanging trees

One of my favourite roads with the overhanging trees 02.06.12

Graffiti near Park Hills flats in Sheffield

You’re being watched! Graffiti near Park Hills flats in Sheffield 01.06.12

Leeds City Hall

Striking building in Leeds town centre – the city hall? 31.05.12

Creative graffiti along the River Sheaf - one of Sheffield's underground rivers

Creative graffiti along the River Sheaf – one of Sheffield’s underground rivers 30.05.12

Statue in Leeds City Square

Statue in Leeds City Square 29.05.12

Flowers on a grass verge on Park Square roundabout

Flowers on a grass verge on Park Square roundabout 28.05.12

Sheffield Half Marathon

Racing to beat two guys in a camel costume! The end of a tough first proper run in several years… 1h 49m my time. 27.05.12

Stoney Middleton hilltops

Exploring the hilltops in Stoney Middleton before descending down the cliffs to various squirmhole delights! 26.05.12

Blackroot Lake in Sutton Park

Challenging my fear of deep water by swimming across Blackroot Lake in Sutton Park on a gloriously sunny day 25.05.12

Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare’s Birthplace – exploring Stratford-upon-Avon after a conference 24.05.12

Church in Henley-on-Arden

Magnificent church in Henley-on-Arden 23.05.12

Kayaking on the River Derwent

Taking the kayaks out on the River Derwent on a glorious summers evening 22.05.12

Jake Bugg gig at the Leadmill

Jake Bugg at the Leadmill – if you’ve not heard of him, look him up! An incredible talent. 21.05.12

The Eschatrilogy zombie extras

Zombies need chill out time too – on the set of The Eschatrilogy 20.05.12

Cricket pitch high on a hill

The world’s sloppiest cricket pitch with a distant, mirky view of Chesterfield 19.05.12

Sheffield canals near Tinsley

Post-meeting walk along Sheffield canals near Tinsley 18.05.12

Practice at the National Community Wrestling Alliance

Practice at the National Community Wrestling Alliance (I’m on the board, not a wrestler!) 17.05.12

River Don weirs, Kelham Island

One of the River Don’s many weirs at Kelham Island 16.05.12

Sculpture in Sheffield Cathedral, stained glass window

Sculpture in Sheffield Cathedral 15.05.12

Abstract candle flame

Abstract candle flame 14.05.12

Baslow Cricket Club

First game of cricket this year v Baslow 13.05.12

Horse in field

Big Ginger Beastie! 12.05.12

Brickwork round the back of Sheffield Law Courts

Brickwork round the back of Sheffield Law Courts 11.05.12

'Never You Mind' graffiti in the Kelham Island area

‘Never You Mind’ graffiti in the Kelham Island area 10.05.12

The Crookes in their practice studio

The Crookes giving an impromptu acoustic gig in their studio after we ‘sang’ some mock drunken backing vocals for them 09.05.12

New MacBook Pro picture

Finally joined the Mac club… and so happy to be a member! 08.05.12

Horse in stable

What’s with the long face? Meet an inquisitive Jasper… 07.05.12

Crawling through the Wormhole, pot holing

Taking chief stag Marc through the Wormhole as part of an action packed stag weekend 06.05.12

Stag do paint balling group photo

Paintballing for Marc’s stag weekend 05.05.12

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About Jon Maiden

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