Category Archives: Yorkshire

Towards Addingham Moorside

Really nice to see the weather picking up again this weekend.  We’ve been for a walk towards Addingham and picked up this view.  It’s a really great spot looking towards Skipton and more directly to the right up Wharfedale. I love the way the patches of light sweep along the valley.

Tour de France, more than a Pope’s Toilet.

There’s a very tragic film called The Popes Toilet. The film is about a small community which is preparing for a visit by the Pope. The whole town starts to come up with creative ideas about making money and welcoming visitors. One bright spark thinks that the thousands of pilgrims will all need a loo… Read More »

identity and voice

I had a lovely conversation with two girls at Our Lady of Victories Primary schools today. The girls where visiting from the nearby Holy Family secondary school. They asked me where I came from because they said I didn’t have an accent. I said I was born in Bradford but have spent a long time… Read More »

Fields of Vision

Here’s a great project, to create huge pieces of land art which will be visible from the air during the Tour de France.  Schools, artists, sports people involved. More info here

small details – harewood house gardens

We went to Harewoood House yesterday. Harewood is a stately home on the outskirts of leeds that had become a kind of a public park. There’re always things going on over the summer and the gardens around the lake are terrific. I particularly like the woodland walks. Growing up I was never that keen on… Read More »