Category Archives: Flora and fauna

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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Canal Walk, Todmorden to Littleborough……………

  I had taken a break from my canal walks of late, but I thought that with the improved weather it was time to resume them. The next stage was Todmordern to Littleborough, a distance of just 6 miles, setting … Continue reading

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Ogden Water Reservoir………..on a brisk, Spring Sunday morning

As the weather continues to be so good at the moment I set out early to visit Ogden Water Reservoir and nature trail which is set high in the Pennine hills. The estate, including the reservoir is owned by Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Hardcastle Crags is very green………….

Earlier this week I decided to visit Hardcastle Crags hoping that the blue bells would be adorning the pathways through the woods and along the river bank. Alas, I was to be disappointed as there were a few that had … Continue reading

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The sun’s out, head for the Dales!

Late on Monday afternoon this week I looked at the weather forecast for the coming five days and saw that “good weather” was forecast for the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire. So I phoned up a B&B we had once … Continue reading

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The Lake District…….I am beginning to like it!

Over the years I have always had an antipathy towards the Lake District in Cumbria, much preferring the grandeur and beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, which I have visited and enjoyed on many occasions. However, in the last year or … 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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