Category Archives: photographs

Its a lovely day……so off to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

After what has seemed to be a never ending winter, consisting of rain, more rain and day after day of depressing grey weather, it was nice to get up this morning to be greeted by a clear blue sky and … Continue reading

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Winter orange sky………………….

I have been working in my office (at home) and this afternoon has been grim with the weather. About 10 minutes ago I saw an orange light through the tiny window in my office door and went to have a … Continue reading

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Welcome to a flooded North of England………

“O what a lovely Christmas…………….” The above photos taken in the last 48 hours give some idea of the devastation caused by the torrential rain and subsequent floods that have engulfed the North of England and in particular the areas … Continue reading

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Sunset over West Yorkshire

I just happened to look out of the window as I was making myself a cup of tea and saw the sun setting behind the Pennine Hills. A quick dash to my office, grabbed the first camera I came across … Continue reading

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Halloween sunrise………….a cornucopia of colours

The village I live in is on the outskirts of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire and perched on top of the Pennine Hills. In winter there are times I ask myself “what the hell prompted me to come and live here?” That … Continue reading

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Industrial activity on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal

We have had a very mild and settled period of weather this autumn here in West Yorkshire. The result is that many of the trees still have most of their leaves on and we are now able to experience the … Continue reading

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Marsden Jazz Festival 2015

I normally spend a good part of two days wandering around the festival, taking in free concerts and watching the hundreds of people who descend on this small West Yorkshire village once a year for the “International Jazz Festival” Shock, … Continue reading

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