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Bluebells along the canal………….

  The weather forecast for today was grey skies, overcast with possibly a hint of rain, as it turned out it was blue skies with cotton wool clouds and a bit of a breeze. So taking advantage of the weather … Continue reading

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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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Heron on the river………..

Decided to get a little exercise as it was a lovely afternoon and the temperature had risen from 2c yesterday to 14c today, in fact it was more like a balmy spring day than nearly mid December. I usually walk … 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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A tow path walk along the Huddersfield narrow canal…….from Wellhouse to Slaithwaite

Yesterday was a glorious day so I decided to walk from Wellhouse to Slaithwaite along the Huddersfield narrow canal, hopefully to take  a few good photographs along the way. En route I met holidaymakers on narrow boats, dog walkers, mothers … Continue reading

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Canal side walk, Wellhouse to Milnsbridge

In keeping with my daily fitness regime (excuse me whilst I have a quiet laugh) I decided to walk from Wellhouse (a hamlet just across the valley) to Milnsbridge along the Huddersfield narrow canal. I set out to walk down … 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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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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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

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Early Morning on the Huddersfield Canal

I took this photograph the other morning as I walked along the canal side. The water was perfectly still and not a breath of wind. The sky was slightly overcast hence the less than brilliant colours. © Kindadukish

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