Our Railway Children Walk

“Daddy, my daddy!” If you’ve seen The Railway Children then those words are likely to have you sobbing your heart out and if they don’t then you’re probably dead in side. I’ve definitely watched the film more times as an adults and certainly appreciate it more now too. My sons Grandparents live in Oakworth and…… Continue reading Our Railway Children Walk

Top Withens – Brontë Country

Today we walked along a pathway that was often visited by the Brontë sisters well over 100 years ago. The moors over Haworth were where inspiration was drawn for the many poems and stories written by Charlotte, Emily and Anne. We took the public footpath from Moorside Lane which lead us through wild fields of…… Continue reading Top Withens – Brontë Country

Some walking, a steam train and the 1940’s

Some people are filled with dread when they hear the words “The in-laws are coming to stay” For me it’s the complete opposite. I adore Chris’ Mum. She is wonderful, we get on, we have a laugh and I really enjoy her company. So on the rare occasion that we do get to spend time…… Continue reading Some walking, a steam train and the 1940’s

A step in the right passion

    Haworth is a beautiful, historic village nestled in to the outskirts of the Pennines. It is famous for its cobbled streets, olde world sweet shop, apothecary and of course it was the home of The Brontës from 1820 until 1861. The Brontë sisters, and their brother, were born in Thornton village, just along…… Continue reading A step in the right passion