Tag Archives: West Yorkshire

Marsden Cuckoo Day 2017……..northern eccentricity at its very best!

The Cuckoo Festival takes place in the village of Marsden, several miles outside Huddersfield (on the A62 to Oldham) every April and it has become an important event in recent years. According to tradition, the people of Marsden noticed that … Continue reading

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Canal Walks…….Hebden Bridge to Todmorden

With glorious weather forecast for today I decided to continue with my exploration of the canal paths of West Yorkshire. Todays walk (number four in the series) would be from Hebden Bridge to Todmorden (which can never make its mind … Continue reading

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Images from the Brighouse festival 2016

On the 20 and 21 August 2016 the annual Brighouse festival took place in the small West Yorkshire town perhaps best known for the famous Brighouse and Raistrick brass band. The weather this year was very mixed, I visited on … Continue reading

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Random photos of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Taken on my visit today, 10 August 2016. Photographs (c) Kindadukish  

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Cannon Hall………….one of Yorkshires hidden gems

 Cannon Hall is a fine example of a grand stately home that was developed to its grand proportions through the riches gained by a family in the 18th Century. Officially it is situated inside the boundary of Barnsley, but is … Continue reading

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Winter orange sky………………….

I have been working in my office (at home) and this afternoon has been grim with the weather. About 10 minutes ago I saw an orange light through the tiny window in my office door and went to have a … 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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Welcome to a flooded North of England………

“O what a lovely Christmas…………….” The above photos taken in the last 48 hours give some idea of the devastation caused by the torrential rain and subsequent floods that have engulfed the North of England and in particular the areas … Continue reading

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Sunset over West Yorkshire

I just happened to look out of the window as I was making myself a cup of tea and saw the sun setting behind the Pennine Hills. A quick dash to my office, grabbed the first camera I came across … Continue reading

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Marsden Jazz Festival 2015

I normally spend a good part of two days wandering around the festival, taking in free concerts and watching the hundreds of people who descend on this small West Yorkshire village once a year for the “International Jazz Festival” Shock, … Continue reading

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