14/1/2018 Stone by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA There’s a Viking exhibition at our local Arts centre – Lakeside Arts down at Highfields Park – so we headed down there this afternoon. We had one of Ruby’s friends with us and they were both interested in having a look at all the lovely Viking…… Continue reading 14/1/2018 Stone
“125/365 Lakeside” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Every now and again I walk home through Highfield’s Park. There’s always a nice view or two along the route, and it’s really nice to just stop every so often and enjoy the scenery. This is a nice spot.
“92/365 Highfield’s Park” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Beeston is lucky to have so many green spaces nearby. One of my favourites just happens to be Highfield’s Park, a lovely lake with wooded areas, a play park and several arts spaces. The lake is home to plenty of waterfowl, including a family of…… Continue reading 92/365 Highfield’s Park
https://flic.kr/p/SXeGHD Jesse Boot has done a great deal for my local area. He (and his family) owned the land now occupied by the University of Nottingham, along with the rest of Highfields Park. His generosity has enabled the UoN to flourish, along with giving us local residents some beautiful parkland and a boating lake to…… Continue reading 76/365 Ole Jesse
https://flic.kr/p/RG4B1W There was a spectacular sunset taking place while I was walking home, so I took a little diversion through University Park to get a better look. I’m not sure black and white is the best option for sunsets, but I think this works OK with the reflections on the lake. I’m getting better at…… Continue reading 38/365 Sunset
https://flic.kr/p/R5SNAE The University of Nottingham has a Chinese campus (in Ningbo) and has strong ties to the local Chinese community. There is an arts centre on the Highfields Park Campus called Lakeside, and they put on events during Chinese New Year. This year’s was particularly special – an amazing display of digital technology meets traditional…… Continue reading 29/365
https://flic.kr/p/QcqMdm The weather has been uniformly rubbish all year, with only a few glances of sunshine. It’s not even provided any decent snow around here; we’ve just had grey clouds, drizzle and a bit of fog. Rubbish. There was a bit more fog about than usual this morning so I diverted through Highfields Park on…… Continue reading 23/365 F in Freezing
https://flic.kr/p/RasBoE It was chillier than normal this morning and there was quite a bit of mist around. I was walking to work before the sun rose, so it was only when I came past the Science Park that I found it light enough to take a photo. There are some very interesting buildings in here…… Continue reading 20/365 Science Park
https://flic.kr/p/qR3goz 9th February 2015 Nottingham University has this prominent bust of Sir Jesse Boot, 1st Baron Trent, outside its gates at Highfield Park. Sir Jesse was one of the University’s most famous benefactors and one of the local area’s more memorable residents. Who hasn’t heard of Boot’s eh?
11th January 2015 Second day in a row at Highfields Park. Our car is broken and we can walk or cycle here. Ruby has finally managed to get all the way to the top of here
10th January 2015 Ruby playing in Highfields Park
Snowy fun at Highfield’s Park, a photo by rutty on Flickr. Well, the snow is now all gone, but we managed to have some fun in it while it was still here. Jo, Ruby and I took a trip down to the Nottingham University campus at Highfield’s Park on Saturday morning and we had an…… Continue reading Snowy fun at Highfield’s Park