Late September

Climbers on the scenic outcrop of Almscliffe Crag between Leeds and Harrogate.

Pictures from a walk in the area of Bardsey, a village to the north-east of Leeds. (L) The strange earthworks of Pompocali, often claimed to be Roman in origin, but more likely to be medieval. (R) A splendid Hen-of-the-Woods, grifola frondosa, in Hetchell Wood.

October randoms

Harbour at Seaham.

Honey fungus, Armillaria mellea, is a destructive parasitic fungusĀ of dubious edibility.

The recent demolition of an ugly 1972 extension block has restored the magnificent Victorian frontage of London’s King’s Cross railway station.


September & October 2013