Sheep Day

It's sheep day at Skipton, and the weathers set fair. The high street is buzzing. Two areas have been set aside as public arena's, whilst countless stalls, animal pens and displays cover the high street cobbles. I listen to music…

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Riding Trains

Another day of riding trains, this time on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, very atmospheric, a really good experience. A well staffed railway that knows how to look after its customers. The valley was looking lush, with vigorous plant…

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At Dunsop Bridge

Today with Bill I visited St Hubert's a Roman Catholic church designed by Edward Pugin. This small church is surrounded by mature trees and is situated right on the edge of Dunsop Bridge in Lancashire. Now a peaceful and remote…

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Ribblehead

This evening with my good friend Bill, I boarded a Class 158 Sprinter to Ribblehead. Tonight the train was quite lightly loaded, sadly as the line side view from 158815 was great. Unfortunately this being the last timetabled service of…

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Trees

Trees are our friends because they make oxygen. They are home for many animals. Sadly people cut trees down. This story was written for me, and you, by my guest blogger, Max, aged Nine.

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Toxic

Now that the referendum is over, it seems like so much has changed. It feels to me like political money may have finally corrupted the English way of life. Yes the grass is still green and the sky still blue, people…

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Cafe crawl in June

It was great to have an afternoon out in Skipton with my good friend Stuart, even if the weather was typically June in England. Cloudy, cool and threatening, rain that is.  We went on our usual walkabout, which included visiting…

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