Category Archives: Birds

Flora and Fauna of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

I opened the curtains this morning to be greeted by a beautiful blue sky tinged with cotton wool clouds and the three word that came to me immediately were “Yorkshire Sculpture Park. After a good breakfast I set out and … Continue reading

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The Great Canal Walk…………..

Today I completed the last part of my episodic walk along the canal stretching from Brighouse in West Yorkshire to Rochdale in Greater Manchester (but it is Lancashire really!), a total distance of a shade under thirty miles. The various … Continue reading

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Three Scottish Lochs and a Nuclear base in one day………………..

Last week I went up to Glasgow for a few days to stay with some very good friends who are kind enough to provide “lodgings” for the period of my stay (thank you Colin and Fiona). My three previous visits had … Continue reading

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A foggy day at West Bretton…….

Arrived at the Sculpture Park this morning about 9.40am (traffic in Huddersfield was horrendous) and too my usual route down by the side of the park then around the lake. The early morning sun was trying to break through the … Continue reading

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A recuperation walk along the canal on a beautiful morning……….

After a dose of what I think was Novovirus earlier in the week which confined me to bed for the best part of thirty-six hours, I began to feel better yesterday and managed to eat a little food. So after … Continue reading

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Derwent Reservoir and a sunny winters day………….

Yesterday (Saturday) was a glorious winters day so I decided that a visit to Derwent Valley in the Peak District of Derbyshire would be in order to complete the walk around part of the reservoir (see map above for details … Continue reading

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Heron on the river………..

Decided to get a little exercise as it was a lovely afternoon and the temperature had risen from 2c yesterday to 14c today, in fact it was more like a balmy spring day than nearly mid December. I usually walk … Continue reading

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