Tag Archives: flora and fauna

Yorkshire Sculpture Park on a glorious August day……………..

Blue skies, cotton wool clouds and a temperature of 18c (that is warm for the UK) meant that a trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park was on the cards for today. After parking about a mile from the park and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art and Sculpture, blue sky, Flora and fauna, Landscape, Sculpture Park, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Birds, blue sky, Flora and fauna, Landscape, Photography, scenery, Sculpture, Sculpture Park, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

A quiet Sunday morning stroll………………..to Slaithwaite

One of the delights of living in West Yorkshire is that I get to drive a short distance to the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at the village of Wellhouse, park my car and then set off along the towpath of the … Continue reading

Posted in Canal, Colne Valley, Flora and fauna, Landscape, Pennine hills, Pennines, photographs, Photography, scenery, Tourism, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Flora and fauna of a Yorkshire village………………..

The village of Golcar in West Yorkshire is perched on top of the Pennine Hills and gets more than its fair share of bead weather in the winter. I have lost count of the number of times I have been … Continue reading

Posted in Flora and fauna, Photohgroaphy, West Yorkshire, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Camera, Nikon D5200 with Sigma 18 – 250 lens……………first trial run

Having recently been relieved of my Nikon D5100 by my daughter I decided to invest in the model that followed it the D5200. It came with a standard 18 – 55 lens which I always find restrictive, so I splashed … Continue reading

Posted in Nikon, Photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A wander down the “ginnels” of Golcar

A warm afternoon so I decided to do a little tour of the “ginnels” of my home village of Golcar. For those of you who don’t know what a ginnel is, it is “a narrow passageway or alley often between terraced houses” … Continue reading

Posted in Golcar, Tourism, Travel, West Yorkshire | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autumn has arrived…………

After what has been a very good summer here in the UK (well, by UK standards that is) autumn has arrived and the flora and fauna has changed radically from a month or so ago. Trees have taken on a … Continue reading

Posted in Canal, Nature / Flowers, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Flora and Fauna………………

I quite often take to the hills around where I live in the Pennines here in West Yorkshire and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Combining this with my interest in photography I have been experimenting with my new Nikon camera………………

Posted in Education, Photography, Travel, Uncategorized, Yorkshire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment