Category Archives: i love it round here

an outing to Blacka Moor

I have a long term plan to visit all eleven of our local Wildlife Trust reserves. I think at one point I planned to do this within a year (possibly 2011), but it’s extended well beyond that year and we’ve … Continue reading

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snow!

Merry Christmas! As predicted, it was a lovely quiet day here. We opened gifts, spoke to family, and pottered around slowly making dinner, then pulled on our boots for a late afternoon stomp around the woods (with a quick visit … Continue reading

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yorkshire sculpture park

Today we’ve been to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and I don’t know how I’ve lived here for eleven years and not been before. I also don’t know how I managed to take so many photographs (155!) and yet so few pictures … Continue reading

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more wanderings

We’ve been wandering around the city again. A different side this time, and one I’m not too familiar with, although I have crossed over this river before. This is the River Don, and our walk was another part of the … Continue reading

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sorry fishermen only

A couple of weeks ago, a friend and I went to Wetlands Animal Park. I’d not been before, and knew nothing about the place, other than it had lemurs and llamas (neither of which seemed very wet). It was quite … Continue reading

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walking round the city (1)

Today we went for a walk. Along the deeply eroded path through the heather, and up on to the top of the rocks. I love this place. It’s close to the city, and so windswept, and you can see ever … Continue reading

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autumn

There was a definite nip in the air as I ran this morning. Fallen leaves littered the damp grass and I wished I’d worn a long sleeved shirt. I planned a flat(ish) run down a main road – a fairly … Continue reading

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