Tag Archives: Ilkley

Guardian #midnighthaiku

Poised between thresholds Sleeping giants guard their gold Light against darkness *

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In a green place: Hebers Ghyll, Ilkley ~ Matt at Richly Evocative

Reblogged from Richly Evocative: It’s a strange thing to walk into someone else’s memories; especially those that have been woven and tangled about a place. A place that you’ve heard about, but never visited. Somewhere that means a great deal … Continue reading

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Cowpers Cross – James Elkington

Reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax: High on Ilkley moor, near a Roman road, lies this lonely, ancient cross. Thought to have been erected in the 12th century, it lies next to the ancient trackway between the towns of … Continue reading

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Pancake Ridge – reblogged from Walking with a Smacked Pentax

The Pancake Stone lies on the edge of Ilkley moor, in Yorkshire. Visible from some distance, and covered in ‘cup stones‘, it is a large slab balanced on top of another large rock (similar to a pancake in a large … Continue reading

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Carving no. 88 – James Elkington

Carving no. 88 – a bit of a dry name, isnt it? This is the ‘official’ name for this exceptional rock tucked away in the wilds of Ilkley moor. There must have been something very special about this 12 ft. … Continue reading

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Ilkley – Cee’s photo challenge

This picture was taken a couple of years ago. It was the first time I had set foot on my moors in many, many years. I was working for a logistics company as sales manager, but I helped out driving … Continue reading

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A Yorkshire poet

On A Yorkshire Moor Over a hill the west wind loves, There lies a quiet glen, Far away from the roaring world, Far from the strife of men ; Out to the south a lordly wall Reared by no human hands, … Continue reading

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Harvest of Being

In September the moors will still bear their crown of heather, veiled in autumn mists and the promise of gold. The moors around Ilkley are my heart’s home, a place that is, for me, unlike any other. At Solstice Steve, … Continue reading

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