Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bark in Golden Acre Park

Charity dog walk Bark in the Park at Golden Acre Leeds will again support St Gemma’s Hospice as will the Zumbathon Continue reading

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Are You In t’Club? Xmas, Pudding or Workingmens

We do not need knee jerks by political jerks from the Liberal Clubs, Conservative Clubs or any other self serving club Continue reading

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Wakefield Tattoos

When you go to the barbers in Wakefield you may get more than a haircut. This was the second tattoo parlour I had seen within 300 yards and I was nearly tempted to have a piercing (of my own self-importance?). … Continue reading

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White Rose Forest Four More Green Quangos?

Green grow the quangos in our White Rose Forest Continue reading

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Business Names and Onomastics

Onomastics the study of names. The company who wrote my will was ‘Godloves Solicitors’ it was not the start of a religious tract but a reference to the naming of a Leeds business now merged with other lawyers. Perhaps I … Continue reading

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Victorian Yorkshire Christmas Traditions

Christmas cards, decorations, food and other traditions are given a Victorian Yorkshire once over Continue reading

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Cycling – Bike Week in Yorkshire

Looking Towards Burnsall courtesy of Cycling Info National Bike Week set me thinking. I am always interested in sports, pastimes & hobbies and am often astounded how well supported and organised many of them are. For example there are 100 … Continue reading

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Ecology Building Society 35 Year Old

Scarborough Building Society was formed in May 1846 – making it the oldest building society in Yorkshire and the second oldest in the UK. The Ecology Building Society on the other hand is one of the youngest Building Societies starting … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Yorkshire Dales

The Beauty of the Yorkshire Dales from Malham Cove. The craggy limestone pavement at top of Malham Cove. Foreboding clouds in the background heigten the atmosphere, but, the sun manages to come through photos by Tricky (flickr)  

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The Land Girls of Yorkshire

‘Back to the Land Girls’ or ‘Back to the Land, Girls’ is the title of a new comedy based on The Land Girls of Yorkshire. Inspired by war-time reminiscences of various Yorkshire based or bred Land Army girls this play … Continue reading

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