Category Archives: oasis of Green

West Yorkshires green and pleasant land…………..

There were times last winter when living in West Yorkshire was a very dispiriting and depressing affair. The rain seemed to go on month after month, permanent grey skies and to top it all it was usually very cold. Spring … Continue reading

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Bug walk at Scammonden reservoir……………………

Brilliant sunshine again today so with camera in hand (Pentax k-50) and the company of my friend Diane we set off on a walk around Scammonden Reservoir here in West Yorkshire. A bit of historical background: Scammonden Dam is part … Continue reading

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The British Cemetery………….Lisboa

The British Cemetery in Lisbon is to be found adjacent to St George’s Church in Rua São Jorge.Part of the Treaty of 1654 negotiated between Cromwell and King João IV of Portugal stipulated that English subjects living in Portugal should … Continue reading

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