Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Same Town, Different Wheels

In my last post, I wrote about how the sound of my own wheels drove me (kinda) crazy. My recovery – I know this is a controversial word in some circles, but damn it I’m using it anyway – is … Continue reading

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The Questionable Status of Dick’s ‘atband

Remember that bit in “Beetlejuice”, when two of the main characters happened across “The Handbook for the Recently Deceased”? It would be lovely if such a handbook exists, although odds are I’ll treat it like I do most magazines: ie, … Continue reading

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Tentacles Spotted in the Midwest!

More November fiction for you – an excerpt from my current work-in-progress A Yorkshireman in Ohio A man sat on a quiet bench in the small, fashionable suburb of Shaker’s Depths, a few miles outside the state capital. A long, … Continue reading

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“A Bread-and-Butter Town”: Yorkshire Day

“Tha can always tell a Yorkshireman, but tha can’t tell him much.” – Anon. Warnings for: unashamed flag waving, and patriotism of the adopted-county-kind Today is Yorkshire Day: 1 August. It’s a date which is also significant to me, as … Continue reading

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Trailing Trees at Hyde Park Cemetery

Watch an artist at work in wood carving demonstrations, and see the unveiling of a striking new sculpture at Hyde Park Cemetery, Doncaster, on Sunday, 7 June from 11 to 3 pm. “The tree trail is for everyone: whether you’re … Continue reading

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