Tag Archives: Yorkshire Dales

Stalactite & Stalagmite at Stump Cross

Remember the Difference between Stalactite & Stalagmite A stalactite is named from the original Greek¬† stalasso “to drip” and meaning “that which drips” (drips do not go up except in science fiction.) A stalagmite also from the Greek ¬† stalagma … Continue reading

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Welcome to Otley – LS21

Otley is a thriving market town renowned for the number and quality of its pubs (see earlier posts). The Clock commemorates Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, battles in the Transvaal and war time exploits. Near-by is the Navvies memorial that commemorated those … Continue reading

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Danger from Cows in Field

Beware cows are not Tour de Yorkshire friendly as even Limousin cattle in the dales don’t moo in French. This shot of Yorkshire cows is taken in the Wharfe Valley between Grassington and Burnsall. Generally speaking cows are placid animals … Continue reading

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