A Hull of a week…

A Hull of a week…

‘So sick, so sick of being tired and oh so tired of being sick…’

2017 has not got off to the greatest start from a health point of view, in fact we didn’t even manage to see the New Year arrive! Stricken down with ‘flu over Christmas, it is still refusing to let go of the family and has even put one of us temporarily in hospital. Sigh.

But, despite being the living embodiment of a line from a Taking Back Sunday song, there are far too many exciting things going on in our neck of the woods at the moment, so I’m forcing myself out of bed!

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You may remember last year when I wrote this post, Would you…Go ‘blude’? about a mass naked artwork being created for my home town in preparation for it becoming UK City of Culture 2017.

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Wednesday Lensday: Windmills of my Mind

Wednesday Lensday: Windmills of my Mind

‘Round like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel,
Never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel…’

These lyrics will be forever etched in my brain, thanks to PE lessons. As a child, we had to prance around the school hall, flapping ribbons in our wake, in a lame attempt to recreate some interpretive dance routine or with aspirations of being the next Olympic gymnast champion. But graceful we were not!

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Wednesday Lensday: Minster of Magic

Wednesday Lensday: Minster of Magic

Firstly, I’m seriously slacking this week with blogging and scheduling and such. Life is busy, sorry!

But back to the images. I love churches and religious architecture, despite not following a particular faith, so being a stone’s throw from the Gothic finery of Beverley Minster means I’m utterly spoiled. It’s a magical place.

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Although I’ve taken images of its exterior multiple times, I have few of the inside: there’s usually an event taking place or you can’t find someone to issue you with a permit or whatever. However, during the Heritage Weekend Open Days, they cleared out all seating, allowing you to wander at will and see it as it had been when originally built. So snapping away I went!

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How to be proper Yorkshire!

How to be proper Yorkshire!

Tomorrow marks the annual celebration for God’s Own County: Yorkshire Day!

As a proper born and bred Yorkshire lass, I thought I’d share some facts, lingo and general awesomeness about the UK’s largest county, to help you all become honorary Yorkshire folk and be astounded by its splendour!

Biased? Never…

So grab yer flat cap and whippet, stick kettle on fer brew and prepare to be educated ah kid!

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Wednesday Lensday: Dogs can’t…

Wednesday Lensday: Dogs can’t…

…Look up.

Or so they say. Meaning they’d be no use in this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge  that has taken the theme of staring towards the heavens. Which is probably not a bad thing in a week when a large proportion of the globe have their heads down, glued to phones in pursuit of virtual pocket monsters!

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We travelled into Hull last weekend and took a walk around the marina area – not an easy task when the wind is blasting down the Humber but it gave me an opportunity to capture the Deep (the world’s only submarium) from beneath its iconic ‘nose’ which is covered in hundreds of glass and mirrored tiles.

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