Category Archives: Salithwaite

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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Fog comes to the Colne Valley

Yesterday I drove the thirty five miles to Manchester with the specific aim of getting my Pentax camera repaired. It was only on arriving in the city and parking up I realised I had put the wrong camera in my … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours………wandering to Slaithwate

A mild day and the sun was was out, so a short walk from Wellhouse to Slaithwaite was in order this morning. So with camera in hand I set off along the muddy track alongside the narrow canal. Because the weather … Continue reading

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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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Reflections on water…………

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal at Slaithwaite (or “Slawit” to the locals) Break open the sparkling wine as the Handmade Bakery in Slaithwaite is open again after having to close for emergency repairs to the bakery floor. There have been riots … 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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