Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2015

Rolled into town yesterday to find that they were setting up display stands for the start of the Food Festival which was quite a surprise as I thought it was much later in the month. As it was only 10.30am … Continue reading

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My Favourite Photographs of 2014

I have spent a good deal of time in the last year out and about photographing the countryside and various events. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a never-ending delight and I have spent many a happy hour wandering along the … Continue reading

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That is Lancashire………….you must never go there!

I occasionally make reference in my blog to the fact that although I have lived in the “white rose” county of Yorkshire since 1978 I still hold on to my Lancashire (Red rose)  “roots” and consider myself a proud “Lancastrian”. … Continue reading

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The White Rose of Yorkshire

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The Ascent of Buttertubs………….Tour de France

As I was up in the Dales I thought I would take the opportunity of driving part of the route for Day 2 of the tour and in particular the section from Reeth to the top of Buttertubs Pass. After … Continue reading

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The Industrial North…….but not as you know it

For many people the image of “the North” is still one of dark satanic mills, grim people in flat caps and scenery somewhat akin to Dante’s inferno (try reading Stuart Maconies “Pies and Prejudice” for a take on the north … Continue reading

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Well, havn’t Yorkshire folk always known this………………………….

Lonely Planet says Yorkshire ‘one of top global places’ The region’s “rugged moorlands, heritage homes and cosy pubs” are credited in the guide Yorkshire has been named as one of the top places in the world to visit in 2014 … Continue reading

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