My new year's resolution for 2014 is to produce a roll of favourite photos every month. Here's my selection for December 2013 - think of it as a practice run.
My brother Stuart in a woolly hat
One of the first photos I took with my new Ricoh GR point-and-shoot camera
Christmas Eve saw extremely heavy and prolonged rainfall across much of the UK. The Avon in Bradford burst its banks, resulting in the most serious floods we've seen since we moved here in 2002. Several town centre homes and businesses were damaged, and the town bridge was closed for two days.
With the town bridge closed to cars, some people had no option but to paddle home for Christmas
This was the scene late on Christmas Eve, when the flood was deepest