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…

Beware the Peacocks!

The journey from home to the B&B took just under an hour and half by car,…

The Rise and Fall of Ashfield District

This is my walk to work every morning. Bentinck Banks and Portland Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. This area…

Peaks and Troughs

Sometimes, some of the nicest places in the world are just on your doorstep, and one…