Why do we do Spring cleaning? What’s wrong with autumn? The pressure’s on in my house. The three adult children are returning for Christmas and it’s been decided by higher powers that the house needs tidying and decorating. So I have started in the basement where I have a study.
My main hobby is photography. Since my early teens I have been interested in taking pictures. I’ve been using 35mm film for about fifty years. These days it is a different ball game, many people use digital cameras. Whether a basic compact,which can be reasonably inexpensive, or various Digital Single
The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery recently won 105 trees cut from the Royal Household Estate to plant in the cemetery as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Today’s planting by the Friends of Holbeck Cemetery was attended by several members of the society, as well as representatives from both
Did you know that the Dogwood tree, or Cornus sanguinea as it’s known in Latin, played an important role in the textile industry? Or that Crataegus monogyna, the common Hawthorn, is also known as “Ske” in Old Irish, “Porn” in Old Norse and “Hag” in old English? No, neither did
Good morning South Leeds! Here’s a slightly abridged roundup of what’s been making South Leeds tick over the past week on the area’s top websites, blogs and Facebook. The centrepiece of a £2million revamp of Middleton Park has finally been completed after bad weather caused building delays, reports the YEP. The