Weekly Photo Challenge: One

“The power of one is above all things the power to believe in yourself, often well beyond any latent ability you may have previously demonstrated. The mind is the athlete, the body is simply the means it uses to run faster or longer, jump higher, drive quicker, kick better, swim harder, hit further, or ride faster.” 

Adapted from Bryce Courtenay’s, The Power of One

Anyone who has driven the Military Road or walked Hadrian’s Wall west of Chollerford and Walwick will be familiar with this one, lone defiant tree:

The Power of One(click on the image to enlarge)

Morning mist

Inspired by a misty Northumberland morning I skipped breakfast and headed for Heavenfield, just east of Chollerford on the Military Road.  The idea was to take some photographs of St Oswald’s in the early morning mist but it was actually sitting in the clear above the clinging cold air of the valleys.  These are three views north from the back of the graveyard:

Morning mist

Morning mist

Morning mistIt is a shame the moles have been so busy in the night 🙂  (click on the images to enlarge).