Tag Archives: red kites

Notes from a small dog – Snowtime!

Seeing as it had snowed and it doesn’t happen very often here, I made her take me out for a walk. I didn’t have to try very hard, I have to say…for once, she seemed as eager as me to … Continue reading

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Wet walk with kites

From Addingham we drove round the edge of the moor to Dick Hudson’s, a pub known as a starting point for walkers. A short climb and you are up on the moors. The day was clear and windy, perfect for … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion- Day 1: Deer and stone

How long does a two and a half hour journey actually take? Well, three and a half if you go the back way and get a clear run. Four if you stop somewhere… Five if you find a good church … Continue reading

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Gifted wings

There was a red kite that landed in a tree as we drove back to the house on Saturday evening; there is always the feeling that there is meaning to these encounters beyond the simple joy of seeing these beautiful … Continue reading

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Good omens

I drove home from the station tonight into the soft fire of a luminous sunset. It has been a busy few days and a lovely weekend. Friday was a late one; dinner wasn’t till ten and then there was wine … Continue reading

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