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Malham Show.

I’m really pleased that this summer I managed to go to one of our local agricultural shows. Malham Show in the Yorkshire Dales has been going for over 100 years. Set against the scenic backdrop of Malham Cove it featured a varied timetable of events including Heavy Horses, Gundog display, Vintage tractor parade and a Fell Race. I know I have published a few photos in my previous posts but I have plenty more to share with you. 🙂

Highland cattle.
Highland cattle.
Sheep.
Prize winning Sheep.
Classic cars.
Classic cars.
Vintage steam organ.
Vintage steam organ.
Showjumpers.
Ponies.
Prize Onions.
Prize Onions.
Prize
Prize specimens.
Resting Gun dog.
Resting Gun dog.
Vintage Tractors.
Vintage Tractors.
My nephew on the climbing wall.
My nephew on the climbing wall.
Harris Hawk.
Harris Hawk.
Fell Race.
Fell Race.

What I like about these country shows is that they are still so similar to the ones I attended as a young girl with my Mum,Dad and siblings. Traditions are upheld. Despite all the hardships farming life continues. I love that. 🙂

Have you been to any country shows this year?  There is still time as many events are held in September. 🙂

August Photo An Hour.

Well Photo challenges are like buses at the moment. None all month…..then two come at once!  This one is the Photo Every Hour challenge , organized by Janey who blogs at Is that you darling. Saturday was the day chosen and here are my pictures.

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8am ~ Drinking black coffee in my new Alice In Wonderland mug that a friend bought me from the Whittard shop in Manchester. She’s a real beauty ( friend and mug 😉 ).

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9am ~ Tidying up I am easily distracted by this little cutie. Its Slinky Malinki of course. Do anyone else’s cats practically live in the bedroom? Slinky only emerges to torment the dog!

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10am ~ Bought this cute puffin card in Arnside ( a cumbrian seaside town) and its so pretty It needs to be framed.

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11am ~ Hugo is having a sunny indoor snooze. No good when your’e hoovering!

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12 Noon ~ ON the way out. Were off to Malham show in the Yorkshire Dales. My brothers driving and were meeting more family when we get there.

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1pm ~ The first animals we see at this popular agriculture show are the Highland cows. I love Highland cows. They remind me of many happy camping holidays in Scotland as a child.

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2pm ~ The Falcon display team are resting. Not sure what kind of Hawk this is. Anyone know?

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3pm ~ Brother in law is about to attempt to win a Minion.

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4pm ~ Stood outside the craft tent and the vintage tractors tootle past.

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5pm ~  Heading back home now and yes, its difficult to find anything very inspiring to take a picture of in a car….

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6pm ~ Tea is a spicy taco mix with mince in a wrap. Was pretty good actually!

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7pm ~ Off out to a U2 tribute band tonight with the other half.

8pm ~ But it was postponed.:(( We got there and had to decamp to the pub instead. But luckily we should get to see U22 in October. Hopefully!.

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August Photo Scavenger Hunt.

Hi this months  Photo Scavenger Hunt  organized by Jill at Made With Love was pretty challenging once again. But Hey I love a challenge! These pics were taken on various days out through the month including the seaside and Malham show. 🙂
staycation 056Walk ~  An unusual picture of Wil and I walking our dog on St Anne’s beach. Hugo is the real thing and we are shadows. It was a really blustery day. That can only explain my strange shape! My skirt and cardigan are billowing in the breeze. Thats my excuse anyway.Ha!

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Horizontal ~ Picture of the blue sky and cotton wool clouds taken by me lead down at the front of the beach hut that we hired for the day. Cue a few funny looks! 

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Square ~ Open up the beach hut and you have the perfect ( and square shaped ) view of the sand and glistening sea.

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Diversity ~ Someone’s beautiful cottage garden near where I live. A dazzling diversity of flowers.

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Rough ~ The rough and rocky face of Malham cove in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Bow ~ My brother and our niece Imogen. She is wearing a bow in that tumble of curls. 🙂

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Joy ~ My two Goddaughters enjoying a ride at the funfair.

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Forgotten ~ Old fishing boats ,quite forgotten until they are needed to go out to Sea.

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Crowd ~  The crowds are out at Malham show watching the bonniest dog competition.

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Colourless ~ The transparency  of this reservoir mirrors Pendle Hill in its colourless and calm waters.

 

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Friendly ~ Donkeys on St Anne’s beach.

Gorgeous blue scabious.
Gorgeous blue scabious.

Whatever you want ~ Beautiful blue scabious flower in Pendle Hill country.

Thanks for taking a look. 🙂