Just a simple Thank You

BBC Countryfile Magazine Book of the Year Award

I have been asked recently if winning the BBC Countryfile Award comes with some financial reward or fame on TV, well sadly not, these awards are a huge honour but no chance of getting out onto the fells with Ellie Harrison just yet. However, the good folk down at BBC…

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Doing the double

BBC Countryfile Book of the Year

What can I say….. Many thanks to all of you who voted in the recent BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards. Thanks to your support and votes I am proud and honoured to announce that today I was informed that The Wainwrights in Colour Book took the accolade ahead of some other…

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Keeping it local

Oswells, Barnard Castle

 Those who have been following my “book publishing” adventures over the past few months will have seen my network of stockists of The Wainwrights in Colour book speading on the google map here. This has taken time on my part to visit each and every one of these high street…

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And the winner could be……

TGO awards 2017

Well it is certainly busy here at the minute, things have hardly calmed down since The Wainwrights in Colour Book was launched back in May. The intervening five months have seen me fulfilling all the orders for the book both from private individuals as well as multiple orders from the…

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Out on the road

Sam Read Bookshop, Grasmere

 The pressure does not seem to have abated yet but at least we did get time to have a weekend away over the Bank Holiday. This was in part though to deliver a couple of the last framed fells from The Wainwrights in Colour to a happy customer. The previous…

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Wow, just wow

Andy beck talk Bowes

Well what can I say….. Firstly apologies for the delay in posting a report or details from the Book launch weekend at Kendal last weekend, since returning back home I have hardly had time to draw breath.  It was a fabulous weekend, a wonderful launch evening where I got rather…

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Boxes and boxes and boxes…

Andy Beck with the wainwrights in colour book

Just a short post about yesterday’s event. I know some of you have enjoyed watching these short films about the process of the publishing of the book and even more so if you have pre-ordered a copy. Well, Colin has been doing really well and the truck turned up with…

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2 day countdown

Causey Pike looking to Scar Crags

 Maybe you think that in all the excitement I had forgotten to post the next in my series of posts about the countdown to launch day….not a bit of it. Today (well actually yesterday now as I am writing this at 4am) was another stage in the book process, I…

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