Well, the forecast for today was one of dryness and sunshine, so I took the opportunity to tackle one of the routes I need to do for Country Walking magazine. Having climbed out of the Clun Valley, along Offa’s Dyke, I needed to stop and take a breather, so whipped out my iPhone to capture a piccy … and it seems John Hammond was pleased I did, for he used it on the national weather forecast on the BBC’s Six o’clock news.

John Hammond using one of Snapper Simon's photos on the Six o'clock News national weather forecast

John Hammond using one of Snapper Simon’s photos on the Six o’clock News national weather forecast