Category Archives: scenery

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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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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“Not Vital”…….enigmatic Swiss artist at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

YSP presents the first major UK exhibition and largest museum project to date by the extraordinary and enigmatic Swiss artist, Not Vital. New works, specially developed for YSP’s indoor and open-air spaces, are shown alongside a selection drawn from the … Continue reading

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A reflection on the year 2015……………….

2015 has been a difficult and challenging year because of having to deal with sensitive family issues as well as illness amongst friends. It has seemed that as soon as one problem is resolved another has quickly come galloping over … Continue reading

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Dunham Massey………beautiful country park

Dunham Massey is a 300-acre park not far from Altrincham, and a short trip from Manchester, though as wildly removed from the metropolis as one could hope. Once home to the Earl of Stamford, it has been owned by the … Continue reading

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Whats a little bit of flooding to true Yorkshiremen

After the outside of their pub flooded in Leeds, there was only one thing to do for John Kelly and Steve Holt… Embrace the rain, get wet and have a pint.   “The water came in pretty quickly and pretty heavily … 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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