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Warning the road bends sharply left under the narrow railway bridge. (When I say narrow I mean breath in).  Unfortunately the number of the bridge and safety instructions are obliterated by the similar graffiti on the plaque fixed to the … Continue reading

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Beeston Grave Situation

  Neat rows of houses built in one of Beeston’s heydays. Less neat were the desecrated grave stones in the park cemetery. Another hey day relates to the 15th century building Stank Hall tithe barn. Happily no longer in a … Continue reading

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Girls not on a Train

                                  The Liverpool to Scarborough train has just dropped me at Seamer the penultimate station before the terminus – If it doesn’t stop in … Continue reading

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Captain England Play for Yorkshire

                  Lord Hawke,  7th Baron Hawke of Towton played for Yorkshire from 1881 to 1911. He captained England 4 times winning all of those matches. Stanley Jackson 1905 won his only test … Continue reading

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Extra Unseasonal Photos

Value for Money Extra Autumn Photos of Yorkshire Menston trees in autumn sunshine Acer in Autumn sun. Wharfe Valley from Bleach Mill Lane St John’s Road Ripponden Bolton Abbey

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Newly Haunted Bradford – Sunbridgewells

Was the opening of the Victorian tunnels under Ivegate a good idea or have old ghosts and ghouls been released on the unsuspecting public. The Victorian tunnels have previously contained and constrained all sorts of undefined mysterious bodies best left … Continue reading

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Drop In To A Yorkshire Cafe

The catchy upper windows at this cafe caught my attention in Idle.  The steamy windows hinted at a warm welcome to augment the smiley faces. It was then that the name sank in and I thought a drop of tea … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Pig Breeds

Large White Yorkshire Pig The Large White pig, also known as the English Large White, is a breed of domesticated pig originating in Yorkshire. It is also fondly known as the Yorkshire pig. First recognized in 1868 and registered in … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Sheep

The Wensleydale is a large long wool sheep with a distinctive grey black face, ears and legs. The Wensleydale breed was developed in the 19th century by crossing English Leicester and Teeswater sheep to make a mule that developed in … Continue reading

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Sheffield Romance

…………for Rose there is the chance to fulfill her dream of becoming a clippie on Sheffield’s trams but war may shatter her ambitions………. What is a clippie a woman who is a conductor and ticket-taker on a bus’  – Merriam-Webster … Continue reading

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