Lost Cinemas – The Clifton, Bramley, Leeds

The Clifton Bramley Town End Leeds The photograph is of it’s later incarnation as Forrest Products D.I.Y. Centre.   A good 15 minutes walk from my home (past a few lonely places- Hill End Nurseries, The Old Workhouse, then a home for old men, St. Mary’s Hospital and Hill Top Cemetery) this was only an […]

Lost Buildings of Leeds – Cox & Co., Regent Street – Art Deco Garage

This is the premises of Cox and Co. Regent Street, Leeds. I always thought this was a lovely looking building. This end was the Commercial Sales, the other end was the Domestic sales. At the back there was a track to test tyres (or something! not very technically minded). There was also a big car […]

May Bank Holiday Weekend began with a laugh filled evening thanks to Comping!

Last evening we had tickets for our local theatre (The Spa, Bridlington) courtesy of a competition win. It was to see the comedian Billy Pearce , we have seen him before in his family show. Last nights show was the adult version. Not one for the easily offended but hilarious if you are broadminded . […]

A New Venture!

Originally posted on Carol Turner:
After very careful consideration I went ahead this week and opened a shop  on Etsy. Within 24 hours I got my first sale, wow was I excited, but since then everything has been eerily quiet. I am told Etsy is a vast marketplace and you have to work really hard…

Fairy in the Garden

Well my friends, this is my first attempt at making a doll. I looked in all the usual places, Ravelry, Etsy etc. but there were so many patterns I just got confused and simply could not decide on which one to buy. So I thought, why not have a go and try to make one free…