Haworth to Top Withens and a nice chat with a wheel clamper !

It was a pleasant September day as we headed for Haworth and Bronte country for a 11km Saturday walk. I parked the car in the first car park I found in Haworth and walked over to the pay and display machine. It suddenly occurred to me that this might be the car park that has been… Continue reading Haworth to Top Withens and a nice chat with a wheel clamper !

Cat Bells walk from Littletown

Last weekend I spent two nights in The Lake District. There were four of us and we stayed at Little Town Farm near Keswick, a Bed & Breakfast guest house with amazing views of the Newlands Valley. We headed off from Leeds on the A65 towards Kendall and Windermere and then north towards Keswick. It’s a… Continue reading Cat Bells walk from Littletown

A Sunday Afternoon Walk Along the Canal At Horsforth, Leeds

Spring is in the air and it’s a bright cool day so I decided I needed a walk. Horsforth is a nice suburb of Leeds but it’s not all houses. You can, as any Horsforth resident will tell you, find some nice rural views and at the same time take in a bit of local… Continue reading A Sunday Afternoon Walk Along the Canal At Horsforth, Leeds

Redundancy – Maybe not the end of life as you know it!

With news everyday of shops and businesses closing and a prediction that unemployment may rise to 3 million I thought that I would share my experience of redundancy with you. For many, redundancy can be unexpected but I suppose that I was lucky in that I knew several months before that my office was going to… Continue reading Redundancy – Maybe not the end of life as you know it!