Tag Archives: Yorkshire dialect

Doughnuts #YorkshireDay

In honour of Yorkshire Day… I shall tell thee a tale o’ when I were a lass And came nobbut as ‘igh as tha knee When t’owd Yorkist Range were black-leaded and ‘ot And Great Granny were baking fer tea. … Continue reading

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The Yorkshireman’s Coat of Arms… #YorkshireDay

Today is Yorkshire Day. Being born and bred in that county, I feel it only right to mention the fact… and to share a little of the old lore, taught to me by my great grandparents  many years ago. Great … Continue reading

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Grandad’s Socks…

This weekend the UK will celebrate Mother’s Day and, as a girl, both grandmothers and great grandmothers were recognised too, for they were as much a part of the maternal teaching I received as a child as my own mother. … Continue reading

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