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One man and his dog

It  was an overcast, but dry, day in Wharfedale near Kettlewell in the Yorkshire Dales. We were walking through the fields when we met this fine chap. 100 more words


ENGLAND: Strong Winds Create Reverse Waterfall

Well, isn’t this odd?

In the Peak District of England there is a waterfall where the water doesn’t actually fall.

Officially known as the Derbyshire waterfall, it’s also called Kinder Downfall. 98 more words


Leeds United ax manager Darko Milanic after six games at the helm

Leeds head coach Darko Milanic had only a month to prove himself in the managerial role at Leeds United prior to being sacked.

Originally, David Hockaday, with a short list of experience as a manager at Forest Green, took the post in June, but after losing four out of six games, heavy-handed owner Massimo Cellino fired the Englishman. 230 more words


Is our education system provoking political apathy?

Politics. (Caution, can endorse; elaborate headaches, excessive eye rolls, and strong opinions. Can cure; Ignorance, idiocy and society.) The word politics alone can inspire so much animosity, disinterest and negativity. 470 more words


Down by the river

There is nothing like a walk alongside a river, especially if it’s at a place like Durham. The town was just too busy to be a pleasant experience so I decided to head down to the peace and quiet of the river. 157 more words


Fungi picking a no-no in England's Epping Forest

Most people cannot distinguish an edible mushroom from a deadly one. In this case in particular seems to show many a thief hard at work to disrupt the local ecosystem. 12 more words

The Vagabond Book (First To Find It Wins)

I have just finished reading Blackmoor, by Edward Hogan. It is a book neatly summed up by a phrase that comes right near the end of the story: ‘ 481 more words