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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West Pennines……..Dark, Foreboding Landscape…….or Place of Austere beauty?

Yesterday morning I awoke to dark grey skies and heavy rain. Looking across the valley from where I live all I could see was low cloud and not even the TV transmitter at the top of Holme Moss could be … Continue reading

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

Yorkshire – God’s own country is the best place in Europe Yorkshire beats off competition from popular cities, among them Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Florence, to be named Europe’s leading destination 2013. Gunnerside, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales National Park, UK Photograph: … Continue reading

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Majestic Clock……………York Station

I was travelling back from York earlier this week and was wandering about the train station when I happened to look up and saw this magnificent clock, also adorned with the White Rose of the county of Yorkshire. They don’t … Continue reading

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