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Jason Baxter, Photographer & Film-maker

  • Jason Baxter
  • Jason Baxter landscapes
  • Jason Baxter landscapes

Attracted by the light and the landscape, local photographer and film-maker Jason Baxter continues to gain inspiration from the Tweed Valley – so much so that he’s dedicated a film to the area

 

When did you first come to the Tweed Valley?

I came here from Edinburgh about seven years ago.

What is it about the Tweed Valley that does it for you?

I first experienced the Tweed Valley whilst on a... Read more

When it snows ...

  • Looking over Innerleithen to Walkerburn
  • St Ronan's Wood, Innerleithen
  • Snow not a problem for this trail runner
  • Drifting snow
  • Views through the gorse

 

I love how snow transforms a landscape. It provides an instant hush – a muffled blanket across the land. Gentle hills suddenly look more like mountains, while even the most familiar walk becomes a step into the unknown. Hope you enjoy a few snaps from a stroll through St Ronan’s Wood above Innerleithen earlier today. With strong winds blasting exposed ground higher up, the snow was pretty deep in places.  Read more

Q&A: Grant Ferguson, GB Mountain Biker

  • Grant racing in GB colours
  • Grant in race mode
  • Grant Ferguson
  • On the trail ... going fast

We were delighted to catch up with young Tweed Valley cycling star Grant Ferguson at the recent International Mountain Biking Conference at Peebles Hydro. He was kind enough to answer some questions about life on two wheels …

 

Why cycling – when did you realise it was what you wanted to do for a living?

I enjoyed riding the local trails and a lot of my friends would ride bikes. And then there were... Read more

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