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Atop: Narrowboats with Things on Top

“Hebden Bridge: The Fourth Funkiest Town in the World”, was the description of this West Yorkshire market town in an edition of a British Airways in-flight magazine. If there are three places funkier than Hebden Bridge, then I’d love to see them. (Apparently they are: Daylesford in Australia,  Tiradentes in Brazil and Burlington in Vermont). Read more about Atop: Narrowboats with Things on Top[…]

Deserted Village

For this week’s WordPress Photo challenge is Landscape I’ve chosen to show some photographs taken a couple of years ago on one of my favourite walks on the Pennine Moors in Lancashire. Part of the route follows the  narrow, cobbled road to the abandoned settlement of Haslingden Grane.   Haslingden Grane is a valley west of the Read more about Deserted Village[…]

Sunset Song

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge Theme is “Half-Light” I’ve taken the title of this post Sunset Song from the title of a book I read and enjoyed many years ago.  Sunset Song is a 1932 novel by Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon. It is widely regarded as one of the most important Scottish novels of the Read more about Sunset Song[…]

Dance Dance Dance

In response to this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: Dance.   Step into the sensationally stylish Blackpool Tower Ballroom and prepare to be lost in a world of elegant charm and refined beauty. Dating back to 1894, The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is world famous for its unique sprung dance floor and spectacular architecture and remains to Read more about Dance Dance Dance[…]

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