The great unroofed…

Yorkshire v Lancashire in the t20

Went to see Yorkshire v Lancashire in the t20 cricket cup last night at Headingley. Stunning. That’s the best sporting event I think I’ve ever experienced in all my 34 years. What a game. I’ve heard the arguments over the years about “t20 will be the death of traditional cricket”. I’ve always been a fan or the purist version. the… Read more →

Thing found

Thing found, pebble beach, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Friday.. that was a funny old day! We set out with the intention of getting on the ferry to Dublin to visit relatives for the bank holiday weekend. Did I account for the massive volumes of extra traffic due to the bank holiday? No. How many minutes late? about 3. That was… Read more →

Burning heather

Burning the Heather Burning the heather, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. So this was a lovely moment at the end of a walk we did on Sunday, over Kexgill Moor near Blubberhouses, Yorkshire – a fantastic expanse of old moorland. They were burning the heather – always a fascinating sight when you’re up on’t moors. We went on this walk, which… Read more →

Trollers Gill

Day 19 – TROLLERS GILL, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Before I describe the Trollers Gill bit, a bit about what the weekend has shaped itself into..Friday – I did a ‘Dinner Party’ (I was calling it having some friends over for dinner, one of said friends called it a Dinner Party so I called it that as well) I did… Read more →


Ordinance Survey map detail, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Had a great weekend. Friday saw a very traditional ‘early doors’ with some old friends (ended up in the Tap and Spile – how old school is that?)On Saturday we went to see this place (featured in pic) – John of Gaunts Castle (site of) that I’d seen on an O.S. map… Read more →

Spiers House

Cracking weekend. Went up to Spiers House campsite in the North Riding Forest again. Went with some friends of ours who have the same shaped family as ours. Ended up stopping up for a bit on Friday night, Saturday we went for an epic walk across the moors and country lanes. Picnicked by a river then let the kids fill… Read more →


Hardraw Force, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. I’ve stuck a bunch of photos that I took (and that Alex took) from our marvelous camping adventure up on my flickr space. Click the big pic above or www.flickr.com/photos/dragondrop for more browse-o-vision.


Cor – it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Great weekend – went camping up at Hardraw Falls. This was followed by a superb FIRE party at XS nightlife. I’ve not enjoyed playing that much for ages. Ended up at an after party. This was followed by a rather chilled Monday. Photo’s from FIRE XXXX are up on my flickr… Read more →