Tuesday, 28 May 2019

1789 : Beauty And A Pint

Sunset Over The Calder Valley. Looking West From Upper Edge, Elland
The perfect combination: my senses drink in the beauty of the Calder Valley at sunset as I enter the majestic Rock Tavern, Elland, to drink in a fine pint of Weaver's Bitter.



Monday, 27 May 2019

1788 : Waiting Its Turn

This old paddle mechanism is on the route of the Halifax Arm of the Calder and Hebble Canal. The canal arm has been closed for over eighty years, but the paddle mechanism still rusts in the Yorkshire sun, waiting its turn.


Sunday, 19 May 2019

1786 : How Green Is My Valley


The Hebble Brook trickles through Halifax like a shy schoolboy. 100 years ago it would have been edged with soot and grime, these days it's all green.

1787 : Fly On The Wall


A fly on the window and not on the wall. A tiny, moth-like fly, which turns out to be a miniature work of art: picked out against a Yorkshire sky.