VILLAGE LIFE: The Post Office, Christmas, Lancashire , crib

Smile on Saturday: Our Village in December.

Smile on Saturday: Village Life We have only one shop in our village. Last Saturday afternoon lots of us locals gathered here to sing Christmas carols. The vicar blessed the crib, the Christmas tree lights were switched on, after which we sang a few more carols. We were accompanied by Read more…

Weather station stone Hardrow Scar Waterfall Dales Yorkshire smile on Saturday

Smile On Saturday: Hardraw Scar Weather Station

Smile on Saturday! A new series starts here today. In this series I’ll be showing sights I’ve seen on my travels which have made me smile.  I hope you smile too. Week 1: Hardraw Scar Waterfall’s unique Weather Station: (Sometimes “Hardraw” is spelt “Hardrow” and “Scar” is sometimes “Scaur”, all depending Read more…

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LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves.

An English Country Pub We have a lot of nice country pubs nearby. In fact I think we  might visit some or all of them for lunches during autumn – all for the purposes of blogging about the experience of course!  (I feel a 10-part series on “LOCAL PUBS” might Read more…

Lychgate St John the Evangelist's church Lund Parish Clifton village Lancashire

A Bicycle Parked under the Lychgate

A red bicycle sheltering from the rain. I took this picture with my iPhone this morning. I liked the contrast of the modern bicycle parked under the lychgate of our  traditional village church.   When I posted it on Instagram (MiPhoneography) my blogging friend Mitchell  commented on the Lychgate.  (Mitchell’s Read more…

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