Category Archives: UK Regions

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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Customer Service is alive and well in West Yorkshire………………….

Around 8.00am yesterday morning I heard a crashing sound which sounded like a slate falling from height. As I looked out of the bedroom window (three floors up) I could see a roof slate in pieces in my neighbour’s back … Continue reading

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Mountaineering cattle amid banks of fog!

Set off on my weekly trip to the farm shop in Bury to meet my colleague for our weekly breakfast meeting and encountered wildly varying weather on the 30 mile journey. From beautiful clear blue skies into thick fog and … Continue reading

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Brighouse Canal and Music Festival 2015

Expecting a wet and dull Sunday morning I was pleasantly surprised to be greeted by blue skies and warm temperatures, so having found out the day before that the Brighouse Canal and Music festival was taking place this weekend I … Continue reading

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East Lancashire Railway, photography and a wonderful day out under an azure blue sky!

As someone whose childhood spanned the 50s and 60s I can still remember the days of steam trains, going on holiday to North Wales and the excitement of waiting for the steam train to arrive at Leigh station then boarding … Continue reading

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Flora, fauna and little visitors (a walk at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park)

I am a regular visitor to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, usually with one of my SLR cameras slung over my shoulder (today it was the Pentax K50) ready to indulge in my hobby of photography. Usually when I visit I … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival (part 2)

Another day wandering around the excellent food and drink festival today. Arrived around 11.15 to find the place already busy with considerable amounts of food and drink already being consumed. The smell of cooking food is like an “elixir” that … Continue reading

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