Grassington area Grassington Grassington village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a charming little place. It has everything for the tourist or day tripper, and crowds flock there in their droves to sample the pubs, cafĂ©'s and gift shops. It is also the setting for Darrowby village in the recent TV production of James … Continue reading Mossdale

Dark Borrins Moor

Borrins moor with Pen-y-ghent mountain in the distance I have an exhibition coming up in July, and I promised grandson Mackenzie that he could put in a couple of his prints. He has my old Nikon and at 12 he is doing well with his photos. The technical side is a bit hard for him … Continue reading Dark Borrins Moor

Jenny Twigg and her Daughter Tibb

Dead Mans Hill I already knew the story of Dead Mans Hill in Nidderdale. Three Irish tinkers were supposedly murdered by the landlady of a drovers inn a couple of hundred years ago, and along with her daughter decapitated and buried the men near the top of the hill. The couple were reputedly hanged at … Continue reading Jenny Twigg and her Daughter Tibb

It’s Finleys Turn Now!

Scar House reservoir with Great Whernside I first took grandson Mackenzie out on the moors when he was about 5. He will be 13 in a month and we have walked literally hundreds of miles together on dozens and dozens of walks in England and Scotland. But Mackenzie has 2 younger brothers and a younger … Continue reading It’s Finleys Turn Now!