White Out: A Wintery Weekend in the Peaks | Verity E. Milligan

I’m one of those unfortunate people who have a birthday in January. For years I’ve cursed this as everyone is still hungover from Christmas, and frankly don’t want to be concerned with such frivolity. Being a photographer has slowly changed my opinion of January, and winter as a whole. Instead of seeing endless days of cold weather, I see limitless opportunities for frosty landscapes and those cool, blue tones as the sun hangs forever low in the sky. I’ve always been in love with the spring and autumn, but it’s taken a while to fall for winter. My dear wife-to-be Rachel treated me to a weekend in the Peak District at the end of January, nestled in the heart of the white peaks, down near my childhood haunts of Dovedale. When we left, there was little snow in Birmingham, but as we drove closer, the snow appeared. The night before we arrived, 6 inches had fallen and lay like a fresh blanket over the landscape, with snow still falling, rushing towards the windscreen in the dark, looking like we’d entered warp speed along the winding country roads…….

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