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Saturday mid-morning in late November – daughter Sophie and I set off from a deserted Cold Kirby heading along the Cleveland Way towards Rievaulx on a dry but overcast and heavy-under-foot 9.5 miler, enjoying each other’s company and Baggy’s, the beautiful black labrador who revels in the adventure of new
I’m reading Hilary Mantel’s ‘The Mirror and the Light’ and loving it. Or should it be called ‘The Smoke and the Mirrors’? I become increasingly conscious that history is not all it at first appears to be. Indeed, some of it may not even be real. If ever you thought
Dismantle things and will you ever manage to put them back together again? Face that worrying moment of no return.
Putting a name to a face matters. But who minds if you spell a name incorrectly? Seemingly not precision clockmaker Neddey Wells. Hard to believe.
Always a birdwatcher, now I have a new diversion – the spectacular, inspirational flight of butterflies making their way purposefully across the glorious Yorkshire landscape.
The internet can be irritating. Sometimes instead of telling you what you want to know, it tells you what it thinks you ought to want to know.
How a sad unwanted clock at auction revealed the rich language of a bygone age.
Longcase or Grandfather clock? A song, a Yorkshire pub and a legend in the making,..
Hands intertwine. And it is one reason why a clock, and time, stops. Here are some simple steps to fix the problem.
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