Category Archives: Our Yorkshire

Mish mash, job lot and bits and pieces

Rhubarb Triangle Around Wakefield

Yorkshire rhubarb is at it’s best when forced to make thin pink stalks (once tasted you will never be forced to eat it again). It grows all around Yorkshire but is at its best when grown in a triangle between … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink & Yorkshire Products, Our Yorkshire | 5 Comments

Yorkshire Facts – Interesting and Unusual

Historically, Yorkshire boundaries were bounded by the physical landscape of the East coast (Humberside). The River Tees in the North, and in the West, the Western slopes of the Pennines. Yorkshire was split into three Ridings – East Riding, North … Continue reading

Posted in Our Yorkshire, Yorkshire Facts - Interesting and Unusual | Tagged | 9 Comments

Leeds City Centre Photos

New for old and vice versa – even as we speak new buildings are reflecting the changes on Boar Lane with the new Trinity shopping centre. Leeds Station is one of the UK’s biggest and busiest train stations. Leeds now  … Continue reading

Posted in Our Yorkshire, Yorkshire Facts - Interesting and Unusual | 2 Comments

York Wall Walk Photos

Magnificent Minster Robin Hood Tower (as named by Royal Commission on Historic Monuments) Fake news? More magnificent minster Interesting roofs! Grays Court Hotel

Posted in Our Yorkshire, Photos | Comments Off on York Wall Walk Photos

Yorkshire Day Out

It was a fine sunny August 1st 2018 and there were no hail stones, moorland fires or natural disasters in God’s Own County! A couple of organisations in and around Skipton earned a special mention when the grandson was giving … Continue reading

Posted in Our Yorkshire, Transport and Travel | Comments Off on Yorkshire Day Out

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

Photos Yorkshire Dales with Dusting of Snow

In April of this year, it snowed in the middle of quite a warm spring. The snow stayed on the hill tops for the next couple of days, despite the spring sunshine. It created a great new vista of the … Continue reading

Posted in Our Yorkshire | 1 Comment

Count Your Chickens at Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Easter Chickens at MVUF Over the last five or six years the Farm (MVUF) has been fortunate to have support from second year Events Management students at Leeds Beckett University.  For 2018 they wonder if we might help with promoting … Continue reading

Posted in Our Yorkshire | Comments Off on Count Your Chickens at Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Tilting at Yorkshire Windmills

Firstly we exclude the modern wind farms, wind turbines and their ilk designed for energy production and despoiling  the landscape. Windmill has the clue in the name, a mill that uses wind! Which area of the county has the greatest … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Yorkshire Environment, Yorkshire History and Heritage | Comments Off on Tilting at Yorkshire Windmills