Saturday, 10 June 2017

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Congratulations Gav & Becks!


Awesome do up North Yorkshire,  you did us proud Gav & Becks! Thank you xxxx

Thursday, 1 June 2017

No Smoking, Whistling or Stamping

Sign in the 3 Peaks Cafe, Horton- in Ribbledale. "These restrictions were to prevent damage to the old village hall....the sign was removed when it collapsed in the 1950s"....

Black Dyke Fox

Don't look north! Here's the fox  weather vane on the top of the Black Dyke Mill in Queensbury, en route to the 3 Peaks challenge last month.  Looks like North has dropped off.......

Grim Weather Vane

 Grim Reaper Weather Vane at the start of the 3 Peaks Challenge, Horton-in- Ribblesdale

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Skiddaw Hens

Don't let the chickens out! Sign on way up Skiddaw.....

Bobbins


A walk to see the effects of storm Desmond along the river Greta......bridges smashed to pieces, including one near the old bobbin mill at Low Brierley

Round Derwent Water

Got a bit carried away with notes on a walk round Derwent Water...

Down Acorn Street

Out and about round Keswick



Keswickin'

Missing Keswick.....just the washing to remind me!

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Rod Stewart Fan Club

Rod catching up with Kath's Arty Blog....



Wonderwoman and the Vegan Runners


As seen running past on the Monsal Trail (Bakewell Half Marathon)......

Vests

Some of the runners at Bakewell Half Marathon (25th & 26th March)


Bakewell Tart Medal

Bakewell Half Marathon, down the Monsal Trail......I was only watching, luckily 
(well done Robin & Co!)

Sticky Buds



Plants and trees springing into life ....

Cressbrookdale

Flowers in Cressbrookdale on the Monsal Trail.....

Friday, 3 March 2017

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Eek! Visions of the Daughters of Albion



Nebuchadnezzar


Bits of Blake's caged beast

The Night of Enitharmon's Joy (extreme apologies to Blake)


The Spirit of Emin meets Blake's Man-eating Lizard


The Spirit of Emin meets Blake's man-eating Lizard

Fiery Serpents& Unmade Beds

Tate Liverpool scribblings


Tracey Emin's Bed & incidental pillar


Not sure my 1998 bed would have made the Tate....

William Blake & Tracey Emin

A trip to the Tate at Liverpool for a most unlikely pairing....

Hand Luggage Only

Time flies by when you're the driver of a train...

Train Window 10.02

Train to Liverpool


Sunday, 5 February 2017

Orange Wood & Helme


Sights and sounds around Helme this afternoon. A large flock of geese flew across Blackmoorfoot Reservoir, so high up they looked like a long line of ants being pulled by a string. A kindly twitcher with his binoculars out told us they were heading for Southport......

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Wassail, Wassail, All Over Town


Wassailing: traditional drinking expedition, where people went door-to-door with their wassail bowl, sharing it around, singing  in exchange for gifts....

More Sycamore



Derided for being non-native, the sycamore is actually quite useful