Tag Archives: Lancashire

Yorkshire Lasses in Wales: When Jessie Cahalin Met Judith Barrow

Reblogged from Books in my Handbag: Judith Barrow, originally from Saddleworth, near Oldham, and on the wrong side of the Pennines but still in Yorkshire Judith waited for me in a department store while I waited for her in Cardiff … Continue reading

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#ExcerptWeek at The Write Stuff – A Hundred Tiny Threads by Judith Barrow

This morning, I’d like to welcome Judith Barrow, who is sharing an excerpt from her latest book, A Hundred Tiny Threads, which is now available for pre-order. I know you’ll enjoy this one, and will remember to share hither and … Continue reading

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A mile in their shoes

We didn’t have a white Christmas, the weather has been mild and exceptionally wet. The winds have been high for weeks now and the rain has barely ceased. Many areas have suffered flooding. It hits the news for a few … Continue reading

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Rain in Rivington

If Friday had been mostly dry, Saturday started damp and drizzly then proceeded to get serious about raining. We congregated for second breakfast in the Barn at Rivington, with its great beams decked in Christmas lights and made severe inroads … Continue reading

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Over the hills

We hadn’t managed the proposed early start on Friday, but that did give the weather chance to brighten before we left for the workshop. It also meant that the skies were clear and the horizons wide as I drove one … Continue reading

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There, back and other stuff…

A productive and very wet weekend is over, and I am once more home, just long enough for a coffee, with a suitcase full of laundry, memories to cherish and an interesting selection of things on my to-do list… including … Continue reading

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Out to play

While December’s snow falls across the pages of blogland, I’m rather hoping it will stay there for the weekend at least and, for preference, avoid the West Pennine hills where the Silent Eye will be gathering to play out this … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Off the motorway…

We’d done well so far. We deserve some credit for that. For once we hadn’t deviated from our original…if somewhat vague… plans. It was never going to last, of course. Like all good stories, we’d decided on a beginning a … Continue reading

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