More Than Coal – An Overview Of Southern Yorkshire

See, South Yorkshire has a reputation. It’s not necessarily a *bad* reputation (we’re not dealing with…

Winter Hill – Unseasonable Climbing

It’s funny – no matter where I am in the world, I always feel a bit…

Stand on the Side of the House of Love

London Islington. I don’t know what image the phrase brings up, but in my head it’s…

Underground, Overground, Wombling Free …

As you may know, one of my ‘aims’ is to visit every county, unitary authority blah…

Of Cabbag…no, wait, Apples And Kings

“You scruffy man; next time I see you I hope you’re wearing socks.” If I’d ever…

Liverpool-on-Holiday

“Climbing up Moel Famau, there’s a chippy at the peak / At least that’s what they…

Pendle Hill – Religion, Witchcraft, and Meteorology

Part of the Pennine range of Northern England, and geologically part of the same branch as…

Snip Snip Snip – the Cragg Vale Coiners

“I heard the coiners took the scissor to the Union Jack, with a snipper and a…

Don’t You Know There’s A War On?

As already noted, Haworth is most famous for the Brontës. However, on my visit there, they…

Out on the wiley, windy moors …

Yorkshire. The word conjurers up a myriad of images, from rolling moors to seaside cliffs, from…