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Off The Wall

Who would have thought fire cement could have 101 uses? I was certainly sceptical until I came across a booklet published by the Pyruma people at Sankey’s in the 1950’s. They claim it was ‘Ideal for making – Model Railway … Continue reading

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Why Walk the Yorkshire Way

In these corvid times Yorkshire folk have been given permission by the government nay, encouragement to walk (once a day keeping your distance etc). Walking is free, simple and health enhancing and in Yorkshire what is not to like? Old … Continue reading

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Will They Reopen When They Think it’s All Over

Snooker and pool Cue re-tippers formerly or currently in Shipley Uncomfortable shopping trolleys used as Pontefract Taxis. They are the only transport to be allowed to park ‘at any time’ In Leeds Harlie’s isn’t currently accepting orders but will it … Continue reading

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Menston Garden Conifers

                      In addition to Gods Own County I also maintain a gardeners tips web site with over 2000 pages of photos, tips and quirk posts. One of my recent pages … Continue reading

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In the Olden Days – Pre Covid 19

Bradford buses used to be blue and people used them. Now they are rainbow of colours and virtually no one uses them for pleasure. With nothing to do with our time we are home cleaning and recycling like mad. This … Continue reading

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Meditation in Yorkshire

Meditation is not the most traditional of Yorkshire past-times, but here at God’s Own County, we are receptive to new ideas and if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing well. So we have been looking into what meditation is, … Continue reading

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