In an English Country Garden.

We took a quick trip over the Pennines to Yorkshire recently. We had an overnight at Holdsworth House, a Jacobean mansion house which was built in 1633 and is now a hotel. The house has featured in various television programmes, most notably “Last Tango in Halifax”. In fact it will Read more…

Knaresborough: A Phantom Door cottage

Knaresborough: An Illusory Pink Door

All is not what it seems in Knaresborough….. I spotted this wonderfully vibrant door when I was heading to the market in the town square. I did laugh when I got close enough to photograph it:         Some things in Knaresborough are real…. …….like this view from Read more…

Yorkshire Dales, Little white bus, Pennine way, public transport, Hawes to Hardraw

Smile on Saturday: The Little White Bus Stops Here.

Stop the bus! I want to get on! I chose this picture for this week’s Smile on Saturday as it encapsulates my memories of a couple of days spent in the Yorkshire Dales this summer: the signpost to the Pennine Way the footpath to the village of Hawes the blue skies Read more…

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