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From Booze Moor to the Land of the Prince Bishops

Booze Moor, Whaw, High Faggergill, Low Faggergill, Hoove and Stang…. ….how I love Yorkshire Place names. This small section from my road atlas covers an area of about 5 square miles (that’s out of the 4,500 square miles which the County of Yorkshire covers): The dotted line at the top Read more…

Houseboat canal narrowboats Hebden Bridge atop

Atop: Narrowboats with Things on Top

“Hebden Bridge: The Fourth Funkiest Town in the World”, was the description of this West Yorkshire market town in an edition of a British Airways in-flight magazine. If there are three places funkier than Hebden Bridge, then I’d love to see them. (Apparently they are: Daylesford in Australia,  Tiradentes in Read more…

Yorkshire Tea

Yorkshire Tea There’s nothing at all odd about drinking Yorkshire Tea when in Yorkshire but I couldn’t resist posting this picture as an OddBall Challenge. I took this picture a few weeks ago  in a very traditional teashop in the  village of Saltaire in Yorkshire. Even though there was glorious Read more…

Waterways 1. Canal and Towpaths of Hebden Bridge

Waterways 1. Canal and Towpaths of Hebden Bridge….. and barges and narrowboats and couple of ducks for good measure. I think know I’m going to like Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge as I can’t see that I’ll ever be stuck for stuff to post. I love walking in cities, so there’ll be Read more…

Caution Ahead: Bees at Work

Caution Ahead: Bees at Work and other signs I’ve seen in the past few weeks when I’ve been out and about locally. What a stroke of luck that this week’s CFFC is Signs. Thank you Cee for this week’s Fun Foto Challenge which has revealed to me that I have a Read more…

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