Since returning from Asia I have been very busy putting my new project together about glacier lakes in India and Nepal. 

Everything is coming along really well. All the sheets of filmed have been scanned and processed. I now have a edit which I'm still finalising. Currently I'm spending allot of time   researching and writing. 

During this time I come across some really beautiful painting during the "little ice age" in Europe. This was a period of global cooling which happened after the mediveal warm period - about 1350 to 1859. Here is a selection of my favorite paintings.

Pieter Brueghel the Elder, 1865

Hunters in the snow, Pieter Brueghel the Elder, 1565

Winterlandschap met schaatsers. Netherlands Circa 1608

Merrymakers skate on the frozen River Thames in this 1677 painting by Abraham Hondius

Hendrick Avercamp

This painting by Birman in 1826, Mer De Glace, France