Weather station stone Hardrow Scar Waterfall Dales Yorkshire smile on Saturday

Smile On Saturday: Hardraw Scar Weather Station

Smile on Saturday! A new series starts here today. In this series I’ll be showing sights I’ve seen on my travels which have made me smile.  I hope you smile too. Week 1: Hardraw Scar Waterfall’s unique Weather Station: (Sometimes “Hardraw” is spelt “Hardrow” and “Scar” is sometimes “Scaur”, all depending Read more…

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LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves.

An English Country Pub We have a lot of nice country pubs nearby. In fact I think we  might visit some or all of them for lunches during autumn – all for the purposes of blogging about the experience of course!  (I feel a 10-part series on “LOCAL PUBS” might Read more…

Lychgate St John the Evangelist's church Lund Parish Clifton village Lancashire

A Bicycle Parked under the Lychgate

A red bicycle sheltering from the rain. I took this picture with my iPhone this morning. I liked the contrast of the modern bicycle parked under the lychgate of our  traditional village church.   When I posted it on Instagram (MiPhoneography) my blogging friend Mitchell  commented on the Lychgate.  (Mitchell’s Read more…

Crackpot village road sign Yorkshire Dales

Is there really a place called Crackpot? YES! There is!

Crackpot ! The Yorkshire Dales does have beautiful villages with wonderful names. And, no I haven’t made it up. It is in Swaledale. Here it is on the map:   It’s easy to find. You just follow the sign:   It’s a tiny village with a few cottages and some Read more…

Thatched Cottage England quaint Churchtown village

Q is for Quaint and R is for Reflections

 Monochrome Alphabet: Q and R Q is for Quaint as this  little thatched cottage in the village of Churchtown surely is:   Whilst R is for these Reflections of the apartments and the boat hoist  at Preston Marina :     To see how bloggers worldwide have interpreted Cee’s challenge Read more…

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