Captain James Cook would have been no stranger to foreboding skies on his globe-trotting adventures in the 18th century so it is perhaps appropriate that this photograph captures a long-standing monument to his achievements on a dramatic-looking day on the North York Moors.
Canadian-born Peter Gibbard, 71, is chairman of the Friends of York Art Gallery, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. He and his wife Sharon became British citizens in 1992 and live in central York.
Forget St Tropez and Cannes, Biarritz or the Amalfi Coast, for true old-school seaside glamour, it’s got to be Whitby. In an exclusive shoot with Rose & Brown Vintage, Stephanie Smith previews yesteryear beachside looks coming to next weekend’s Whitby Great Seaside Vintage Fair. Pictures by Simon Hulme.
Taking in a view that has been millions of years in the making on a summer’s day from one of the region’s most famous natural wonders - the limestone rocks of Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
They may be most associated with November and the annual commemoration of those who gave their lives for this country in war on Remembrance Sunday, but the summer months are in fact the best time to see them in bloom.