S6B Rhino images

S6B Rhino images

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Peter Stainforth talks about his war days

Peter Stainforth talks about his war days

In the course of researching the biography I’m writing about air ace George Stainforth, I’ve unearthed a recording of my father, Peter Stainforth, talking about…

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Secrets of The Shining

Secrets of The Shining

On Monday 1 April I had the interesting and enjoyable experience of being interviewed on the BBC Radio 4 Film Programme (to be broadcast on…

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Classic rock climbs on Kinder Scout

Classic rock climbs on Kinder Scout

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An open letter to my MP on EU Withdrawal

An open letter to my MP on EU Withdrawal

Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 PAULINE LATHAM: STATEMENT ON THE WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT Tuesday, 27 November, 2018 [Pauline Latham’s original remarks are in italics; my…

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Fairbrook Naze in winter

Kinder Scout memories

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1st Para Remembrance Service at Donington, Lincs, 23 Sept 2018

1st Para Remembrance Service at Donington, Lincs, 23 Sept 2018

The annual remembrance service for the 1st Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers was held at Donington, Lincs, on Sunday 23 September. The service was well attended…

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Kinder Scout, September 2015 - 1

Kinder Scout, September 2015 – 1

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The Second Ascent of the Matterhorn

The Second Ascent of the Matterhorn

I recently came across a spectacular aerial picture (taken by Fi Bunn of FiPhotos) of the final 700 feet of the Matterhorn taken from an…

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2 Para in Tunisia, 1942

Peter Stainforth wartime drawings

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A Question of Balance

A Question of Balance

The following is written as a counter-argument to ideas expressed in a video about a life that’s committed to climbing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KT8VgfApLE I present it simply…

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Tony Britton as Beethoven in 'Out of the Labyrinth' by Gordon Stainforth, 1975

Tony Britton as Beethoven in ‘Out of the Labyrinth’ by Gordon Stainforth, 1975

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