Tag Archives: Huddersfield

Tesco and Costa Coffee…….shocking customer service!

Last Friday I called into the Tesco superstore on the ring road in Oldham to pick up a few essential items. When I got to the checkout I was served by a gentleman who looked in a bit of discomfort … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Society – Kirklees Memory Walk (12 September 2015)

On a very wet and grey day I went along the Greenhead Park today to support the Memory Walk and to take some photographs of some of those giving of their time to complete the sponsored walk. A member of … 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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Bug walk at Scammonden reservoir……………………

Brilliant sunshine again today so with camera in hand (Pentax k-50) and the company of my friend Diane we set off on a walk around Scammonden Reservoir here in West Yorkshire. A bit of historical background: Scammonden Dam is part … Continue reading

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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

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National Record Store Day……….ah, the smell of vinyl!

Today, 18 April 2015 is National Record Store Day and for those of us of a certain age (and generation) it is one to celebrate and support. There are very few places that one can actually purchase a CD or … Continue reading

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Grey, damp December mornings…………………..

Took this photo the other day on my way to the bakery…………grim morning but wonderful reflections from the canal…………..

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You can even buy an elephant here!

My adopted hometown of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire is a typical old northern industrial town that has had to regenerate, as many of the old industries have died out. Huddersfield is near the confluence of the River Colne and the … Continue reading

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“Reflections” along the canal (plus a couple of hungry dogs)

After several days of mist, fog and drizzle here in West Yorkshire which induces an air of depression, it was nice to wake up this morning to a beautiful clear blue sky and sunshine. After a quick breakfast it was … Continue reading

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The long and winding road…………..

  Photograph (c) Kindadukish taken on top of the Pennines on the A640 road between Huddersfield and Denshaw. The sheep are an “occupational hazard” and at times have kamikaze tendencies……….

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