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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