Uphilldowndale

Watching nature take its course, from the top of a hill in northern England


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Up and Down

Sun up, the promise of sun through the clearing clouds this morning.

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Sun down, the setting sun this evening.

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The dip in  the skyline is a clough, (I’m rather proud that the only definition of a clough I could find, was in connection with a real ale we northerners weave our words into our landscape and our ale) a  clough is steep sided ravine, an old track passes through this one, part of the network of paths, tracks and packhorse routes for carrying salt out of Cheshire, into Derbyshire and beyond.