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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Landfarm Gardens West Yorkshire part 1

"The gardens have been created over a period of thirty five years, within an almost treeless landscape
First came the shelter belts.  With the help of friends, Calderdale Council and a band of enthusiasts  something approaching 20,000 trees have been planted over the years into this beautiful upland landscape,  creating a habitat for wildlife which they have been quick to exploit. Last year 52 species of birds were recorded." 

NGS 27th June 2015

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Vintage and Antique Glass Buttons

A few more lots of vintage and antique glass buttons from my own collection, being sold off on Ebay. The auctions finish on Sunday 28 June 2015, at or around 7.00 pm BST. Please click on the link beneath the photo, to go to the item for sale.

15 buttons, mainly with silver lustre, start price £4.99

90 mainly transparent glass buttons, start price £4.99

19 black glass buttons with metallic lustres, start price £4.99

7 black glass buttons, start price £2.99

and now for something completely different...

Lino cutting tools - vintage set, start price £1.99

To see all of my current auctions, please visit my two Ebay accounts at:-

lovebuttonshq and jkw_fire_horse

Posted by Julia

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Vintage Cycling Touring Routes Wales

 The Author of the cycling Touring Guides  Harold Briercliffe was born in Rochdale in 1910.
The series was a spin off from the magazine Cycling (now published as cycling weekly).
In 2010 Clare Balding presented a BBC TV series that retracted some of Briercliffe's routes.  as a result of the series 3 of his books (North, South and Central) were republished by Batsford Books in 2012.  with additions by Mark Jarman and sustrans indicating alternative routes to avoid heavy traffic.


Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Cleveleys Car Show

The 2015 Cleveleys Car Show includes:
A unique display of vehicles - over 200 cars already registered
From classics to sports, cars and bikes 
Full size Replica Formula 1 Car
American and special vehicles Car and vehicle clubs 
Vehicle prizes and plaques
Model aircraft display
Music and entertainment
Funfair on Jubilee Gardens
Exhibits on hard standing

Some of my favourites:-