Looking forward to 2018 Tour of Yorkshire… let’s hope it stops raining by 3rd May! 🙂 Original watercolour, pen and ink 20 x 20 cm ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT MAXINE DODDRead more "Coming up – Tour de Yorkshire"
Hello! I loved this image of the riders coming up the hill with the sea behind – such a gorgeous blue! This was the turn inland from Robin Hood’s Bay, Scarborough and it’s just lovely. Windy and bright – a fantastic day! ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT MAXINE DODDRead more "What a beautiful day?"
Hello! There was a lovely meeting of two worlds during this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, when the race was greeted by a gorgeous steam locomotive en route. If only I could capture the ‘toot-toot’ of the train’s whistle as the riders went past – really evocative of bygone times, beautiful! ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT MAXINE DODDRead more "Golden Age"
Hello! Another picture inspired by this year’s Tour de Yorkshire cycle race. It was a fantastic event and so well supported – I’ve felt really inspired! Today’s picture, ‘Flying past the gorse’ shows exactly that, in springtime on moorland, the golden gorse is always a treat. This view shows the cyclists riding through the landscape […]Read more "Flying past the gorse! £250"
Hello! Today’s picture is from the beginning of the Tour de Yorkshire – right at the start in the seaside town of Bridlington. The sun was shining and, of course, it was breezy! Lovely to see the cyclists chatting at the start, looking relaxed, ready to begin! ALL IMAGES COPYRIGHT MAXINE DODDRead more "Le Tour de Yorkshire – The start of the race"
Hello! I love this race in Yorkshire – It’s now in its third year and really attracting fans who line the route throughout its dramatic landscape. This image from the first stage, shows the riders heading for the Dales, passing through the crowds. Interesting to see hands holding mobile phones these days to capture the action. I always […]Read more "Le Tour de Yorkshire"
The success of the visit of the Tour de France to Yorkshire in 2014 took everyone by surprise. The course was challenging, the people came out in droves, villages, towns, even the sheep turned yellow and the wider TV audience saw how stunningly beautiful Yorkshire is. It was no surprise that the Tour de France organisers wished […]Read more "Le Tour de Yorkshire"