Tag Archives: Sleights Moor

October Moor, above Eskdale, North Yorkshire.

Signs of Red Grouse on Sleights Moor. Thirteen flew off, cackling as they went – I stood and watched . . . so no picture. They went that way. New shooting butt; all ready for soft-handed fund managers from the … Continue reading

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Winter North Yorkshire

2014/2015. We’ve had hardly any snow, little rain, but plenty of sunny gales. Blown sand at Sandsend, it stung the face and got up the nose. Let’s hope the trawlerman got home safe. Boulder clay cliffs (glacial lateral moraine) lumps … Continue reading

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Sky above the head.

Wandering About A warm wind buffets the cheek. Peewits beat, aimlessly bleat, and curlews shout against puffs of white cloud. Competing skylarks, pipits in sixes and sevens, and oh! the moss underfoot is so green. Black-faced ewes and lambs look … Continue reading

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