18/07/20

Brymore Ice Cream parlour, a lovely walk on a sunny afternoon in the Yorkshire Dales

Our little family all decided to meet at Brymor Ice Cream Parlour at High Jervaulx near Masham, have a walk and then finish with one of their super ice creams. We parked at Brymor, plenty of parking and all socially spaced, donned boots and hats etc and set off for a walk just less than five miles, mostly easy going.…

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09/07/20

Saturday morning at the market in Masham in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB

It seemed an awful long time since I was last in Masham this Saturday. Geoff and I had gone down to Masham to be with Joanne and the grandchildren in our little ‘bubble’ and Joanne and I decided to have a wander up into town to have a look at the market…

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30/06/20

Thorpe Perrow Arboretum near Bedale in Lower Wensleydale

Over thirty years ago would be the is first time I visited the Arboretum at Thorpe Perrow, in my ignorance I didn’t even know what an arboretum was! It was a WI trip, an evening event, a summer evening I suppose, but remember it was cold and not at all sunny but was still very impressed with what I saw even then.…

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22/05/20

When all this is over!

Joanne and I were talking the other day of the things we were missing doing whilst we’re in lockdown and everything closed but also of things that we hadn’t done for a while here in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.…

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08/04/20

Staying indoors and still having fun!

We’re into our third week now of lockdown, we're all in this together and thinking of things to pass the time fruitfully can be a bit challenging some days. Are we all getting a little bored with the usual puzzles?…

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04/04/20

In the Time of Quiet by Phillipa Atkin

Didn’t know whether it might be appropriate to post this now in the situation we find ourselves in and the time of year. A poem by Phillipa Atkin - In the Time of Quiet.  Hope you enjoy reading and that you’re keeping well and safe.…

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