Roads

Roads and Trackways of The Yorkshire Dales

January 12, 2011

Last night, while scanning my shelves, I came across a book that I must have bought around twenty years ago, Roads and Trackways of The Yorkshire Dales, by Geoffrey N. Wright. I couldn’t recall reading it before so spent an hour or so, with everything except eyes under the duvet, reading the first few chapters. […]

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The Road Over Hardknott Pass

October 30, 2009

I well remember, back in the mid-60s, driving for the first time over Hardknott Pass.  In those long-off days before children my wife and I borrowed my father’s car and headed for the Lake District. The car, a Vauxhall Cresta, was bigger than anything I’d driven before and had a long engine compartment. Taking the […]

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