Carabao Cup at the Pirelli Stadium
Burton Albion players pose with the Carabao Cup, during a photo-call ahead of the League Cup semi-finals against Manchester City. 4th January 2019.
Burton Albion forward Marcus Harness celebrates with team-mate Lucas Akins after scoring his third goal against Rochdale AFC; his first professional hat-trick and Burton Albion's fourth goal of the game. 5th January 2019.
The third of three Tornado passes in the Lake District on the 8th January, No. 31 Squadron special tail ZD716 'Goldstar' overflies Thirlmere, under the callsign MARHAM09. This was also my last low level GR4.
Manchester City's Etihad Stadium against a golden sky during sunset on the 9th January 2019. This was ahead of Burton Albion's visit in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final.
Clough & Guardiola
Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola shake hands ahead of the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final. 9th January 2019.
Dwarfed amongst the surroundings of the Etihad Stadium, Burton Albion's XI gather ahead of kick off in the Carabao Cup semi-final, leg one. 9th January 2019.
Typhoon FGR4 ZK367 from No. 41(R)TES at RAF Coningsby overflies Thirlmere, Lake District, on a low level sortie, early on the morning of the 17th January 2019.
From RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk, an F-15E from the 494th FS, 48th FW, approaches low level as part of a four-ship, callsign Dark flight. Thirlmere, Lake District, 17th January 2019.
A kingfisher sits on a branch whilst fishing in a small pond in Bramshall Park, Uttoxeter. 21st January 2019.
Pep in the dugout
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola sits in the dugout at the Pirelli Stadium ahead of the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. 23rd January 2019.
The scoreboard denotes what would be the final score, as Manchester City win 1-0 in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final. Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. 23rd January 2019.
Sunrise on Derwentwater
A panorama from a fresh early morning on Derwentwater, Lake District. 28th January 2019.
Panthers in the snow
A 494th FS Panther from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath flies down Ullswater, Lake District, against the snow-covered fells. 28th January 2019.
Early morning light catches the snow-covered mountain tops above Keswick in the Lake District. Taken from the High Street in Keswick, this was sadly about as far as was passable until later in the day when the snowploughs and gritters made it out! 30th January 2019.
A Swaledale sheep stands in the snow near Castlerigg, Lake District. 30th January 2019.
RAF A400M Atlas ZM419, with the callsign COMET454, takes the turn for Rydal above Ambleside in the Lake District. This was a particularly cold day, as can be judged by the background of the image! 4th February 2019.
Goal of the season
Burton Albion's players celebrate what would become the 2018-19 goal of the season, after Jamie Allen's first half goal against AFC Wimbledon. London, UK. 9th February 2019.
Highlands of Exmoor
Not quite the first location that comes to mind when you think where a Highland Cow might live, but there we are. On Exmoor National Park, a fairly large chap stares me down in the undergrowth. 11th February 2019.
Life's a beach
Ironically, it was wet sand that prevented a full-stop landing on Saunton Sand's beach for this RAF C-130J Hercules. 11th February 2019.
Despite the wet sand, Royal Air Force flying action was soon joined by the United States Air Force; an MC-130J from the 352nd Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, banks away from the make-shift. 11th February 2019.