Monthly Archives: July 2018

Participation Sport

What can be flat or crown?    social or competitive?    indoor or outdoor? What can be for cereal, soup, fruit or salad? Bowls I hear you shout! But with the title ‘Participation Sport’ it unlikely to be a form of device … Continue reading

Posted in Yorkshire Sport and Pastimes | Comments Off on Participation Sport

Venerable Holly the Sheep Shearer

Why do Holly bushes have spiny leaves? They evolved to protect from nibblers but sheep do not eat holly. The sheep probably used this tree for shelter and paid with a bit of wool. This shorn shady sheep is fleece … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Venerable Holly the Sheep Shearer

More Halifax – Proud Old Fashioned Borough Market

A right gob stopper with all sorts for local jelly babies Cosmetic improvements well sorted Nancy Sinatra could have got her boots for walking here Reflect on the work clothes – I fancy one of those chef’s hats and a … Continue reading

Posted in Villages, Towns and Cities, Yorkshire Business and Money | Comments Off on More Halifax – Proud Old Fashioned Borough Market

Piecehall Halifax – Grade 1 in Many Ways

The newly renovated 18th century cloth hall has to be the best in Britain. This architectural treasure has been significantly enhanced by years of effort and lots of dosh but commercially it needs reinvention. This Morris dancing on 14th of … Continue reading

Posted in Villages, Towns and Cities, Yorkshire History and Heritage | Comments Off on Piecehall Halifax – Grade 1 in Many Ways

Wapentake – Danish Pastry?

Yorkshire is renown for being divided into three Ridings, East, North and West. A Riding was derived from the Scandinavian word “thriding,” meaning a third part. The Danes had another smaller division called a Wapentake. According to the new Leeds … Continue reading

Posted in Our Yorkshire, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wapentake – Danish Pastry?

Not the White Rose County without Reason

The sun always shines in God’s Own County at least in every Yorkshire persons dreams Rambling Rector is very floriferous and produces berries at the end of the season.

Posted in Our Yorkshire | Comments Off on Not the White Rose County without Reason