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Clerestory Wall Paintings at St. Mary's, Thirsk

Yesterday I set out on a trip to visit the small North Yorkshire town of Thirsk (once ‘Threske‘ as noted in the memorial brass to one Robert of Threske located in the south aisle) to see one of the grandest perpendicular churches of its kind in the county. 718 more words

Church Architecture

Owl & Hawk Experience at the Coniston Hotel

‘We learned to be patient observers like the owl’ – Tom Brown Jr

Since I was really young I’ve always been obsessed with owls. I seem to remember some wildlife conservationist came in to school to do a talk and I’ve found them fascinating ever since then. 661 more words

Travel

Fancy a roof top spa in Yorkshire?

I’ve seen a press release from a hotel in Harrogate that’s left me open mouthed (not in a fish gulping air way, I’d like to think it was more of a cool high-five, double wow reaction.) I’ve been to Harrogate once, on a fleeting day visit, and always wanted to go back, so it’s not hard to temp me. 228 more words

Travel

Going wild, with memories of Dad

The 30 days challenge- to go into the wild every day in June, I wanted to remember Dad as its three years ago this month that he died at the ripe old age of 91, having lived a full and by and large a happy life. 289 more words

Escaping Into The Countryside: Another Trip to Goathland, North Yorkshire.

Myself and my boyfriend, Jordan both believe it is extremely important to our lives and wellbeing to get back to nature and immerse yourself in the wilderness. 1,224 more words

Writing

Anniversary Weekend

We are back from what should have been a magical weekend celebrating our first anniversary back where we stayed for our first night away in North Yorkshire. 29 more words

Photography

Rainy days

We hosted our second workshop of the year at Castle Howard last weekend.

The weather was less than optimal but we still got out there and concentrated on depth of field initially before moving on to composition in the second half of the workshop. 72 more words