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  • Donkey

    Ripponden This donkey spotted us on the footpath when we were out for our walk this afternoon. He came ambling over for a look, which put him in the shade, so the flash had to go on to get him out of silhouette, but it also lit up the foreground nettles…
    By Ruth

  • Triplets

    Ripponden Walking along the public footpath through this farm we were surprised when these four suddenly headed towards us, in our experience they normally run away. The lady from the farm shouted out to explain why, this ewe had three lambs and can in…
    By Ruth

  • Life on the farm

    Ripponden What caught my eye with this scene was the rear end of the lamb protruding from behind the wheel of the tractor. I’ve no idea what the attraction was in there but something was holding the little chaps attention. There’s a gang of them over to…
    By Ruth


  • Great Manshead Trig Point

    Ripponden The trig point on Great Manshead Hill, one of the highest peaks in Calderdale at 1368 feet. The view looks across Turvin Clough to Higher House Moor. In the distance you can see the Stoodley Pike monument which stands on a hill of a similar hei…
    By Ruth

  • Hello

    Ripponden This highland cow was sharing a field with a brown cow and a white calf. We stopped for a few minutes to watch them and offer some grass. I took a few photos but as ever when working with animals only a couple were decent. This one is about the…
    By Ruth

  • Resting in the shade

    Ripponden Sheep and lambs enjoying the spring sunshine, if you look carefully you can just see a little one peeping out from behind the tree in the centre of the picture. This doesn’t look like much of a public footpath but it is, we decided to give the…
    By Ruth


  • The South Range

    Little Moreton Hall Little Moreton Hall first appears in the historical record in 1271, but this wing of the Manor House was built in the mid 1500’s. The weight of the third storey glazed long gallery, added at a slightly later stage of construction, ha…
    By Ruth

  • The Long Gallery

    Little Moreton Hall Situated in the South Range and running for 68 feet along the full length of the third floor, the Long Gallery has almost continuous bands of windows along its longer sides to the north and south, there is a window to the west (behind…
    By Ruth

  • Little Moreton Hall Reflection

    Little Moreton Hall This happened to my original photo when I pressed the ‘Mirror’ icon in the filters section of the Affinity Photo programme. I was quite impressed, and very surprised with the result, so thought I’d post it. Thank you for your visit a…
    By Ruth


  • St. John’s Church

    Rishworth Rishworth is a village in the Parish of Ripponden in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It’s church, full name the Church of Saint John the Divine is quite new. Designed by Walsh & Maddock, the sod cutting ceremony took place on the 2nd April 1927, t…
    By Ruth

  • Captain F J Walker CB DSO *** Royal Navy 1896-1944

    Liverpool This monument to Captain Walker stands at The Pier Head on the opposite side of the road to the Three Graces, being from left to right, The Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building. The captain is carrying…
    By Ruth

  • Little Moreton Hall

    Congleton Little Moreton Hall is also known as Old Moreton Hall. It is a moated half-timbered manor house. The earliest parts of the house were built for the wealthy Cheshire landowner William Moreton around 1504–08, the remainder was constructed in sta…
    By Ruth


  • Snowdrop

    Liverpool Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW: WW1 Centenary Art Commissions and the Tate Liverpool, commissioned Sir Peter Blake a leading figure in pop art, to dazzle Snowdrop the Mersey ferry. The design called ‘Everybody Razzle Dazzle’ covers the entire…
    By Ruth

  • Albert Dock

    Liverpool The wonderful Royal Albert Dock is one of Britain’s top heritage attractions. Situated on the banks of the River Mersey, it is part of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage site. It was designed by Jesse Hartley, opening in 1846, it remained a fu…
    By Ruth

  • The Three Graces

    Liverpool Taken from just outside the museum, the original is in colour, which looks quite nice with the clear blue sky, but I decided to have a play around in the Photoshop Express app on the iPad, selecting the B&W pinhole effect. I’m not so sure abou…
    By Ruth


  • Gibson Mill

    Hardcastle Crags Gibson Mill was built around 1800, it stands in the Hardcastle Crags woodland beside Hebden Beck. It was one of the first mills of the Industrial Revolution. Driven by a water wheel the mill produced cotton cloth up until 1890. In 183…
    By Ruth

  • Sunnydale Reservoir

    East Morton Today the Sunnydale area is a haven for wildlife. However, this was not the case around a couple of hundred years ago. At the end of the 1700’s the industrial revolution arrived, mills and factories were built along Morton Beck, where the ex…
    By Ruth

  • Settler Dam

    East Morton A former mill dam which now belongs to Bingley Angling Club. The mill has long gone to be replaced by a few rather nice houses which overlook this water. Access is actually through the drive and garden of one of the houses, fortunately the o…
    By Ruth


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