Uphilldowndale

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

Tight Fit

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A second belated post from our weekend, back in November in the Yorkshire Dales . We went to

Hawes 2

There was still snow about.  Yorkshire drystone walls have different coping stones than Derbyshire walls

Hawes

You don’t often see paved foot paths around here either, we were glad of them though, it was very wet and muddy.

Yorkshire stiles 3

The stile however posed a bit of a problem for Spud, they are obviously built for Yorkshire terriers, or maybe Whippets, but not Springer spaniels

Yorkshire stiles_

Poor Spud, he needed a lift.

Yorkshire stiles 2

the local  working dogs have got it sussed though. Gates open for them.

Hitching a ride

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Author: uphilldowndale

Watching the rhythm of rural life, from the top of a hill in northern England. Having spent most of my life avoiding writing, I now need to do it! I am no domestic goddess, but if I were expecting visitors to my home, I would whisk round with the duster and plump up the cushions and generally make the place look presentable. I hope that by putting my words where others may see them it will encourage me to ‘tidy up and push the Hoover around’ my writing. On the other hand I may just be adding to the compost heap. Only time will tell! Pull up a chair, sit yourself down, I’ll put the kettle on.

3 thoughts on “Tight Fit

  1. Some fine memories for me in your pictures, thank you 🙂

  2. Is that a Yorkshire photo in your header? I have a blog friend who was raised in Yorkshire, and she’s posted many photos of a view from a special hill — I believe her grandparents may have had the land, or at least took her there. It looks amazingly like your photo — even though I’ve only seen summer views.

    I laughed at the poor doggie. There are days when I feel exactly like that, working on my boats. Sometimes, it just isn’t easy to squeeze through the places I need to get through!

  3. Lovely post and pictures. xx

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