Heritage, photography, Uncategorized

Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Six

It's been a few weeks since my last post about Windleshaw Chantry and the restoration of the surrounding graveyard. As regular readers will know by now, my mum and I have adopted a few graves as part of the adopt a grave project, and aim to help out with the actual restoration work (digging, weeding… Continue reading Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Six

Heritage, photography, Uncategorized

Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Five

Welcome to part five of my series documenting my contribution to the Adopt a Grave project. Click here to access the links to the first four parts of the series where you can read about Windleshaw Chantry, my adopted and family graves, eerie warnings on headstones, and my attempts to tidy and unearth buried and neglected monuments.… Continue reading Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Five

Heritage, photography, Uncategorized

Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Four

Hello and welcome to part four of my Adopt a Grave series where I document some of the work taking place to restore the historic Windleshaw chantry and its surrounding graveyard. Firstly let me say a big thank you to all those who have taken the time to read the first three parts of this… Continue reading Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Four

Heritage, photography

Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Three

A couple of weeks ago my mother and I decided to adopt a grave in the graveyard surrounding Windleshaw Chantry after stumbling upon a request for volunteers to help with the maintenance and preservation of the site. We actually adopted three graves: a family grave containing my five times great uncles John and Patrick Flanagan,… Continue reading Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Three

Heritage, photography, Uncategorized

Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Two

Last week my mother and I decided to adopt a grave. Yes, you read that right, we adopted a grave. Well, we actually adopted three; an old family grave of ours, the grave of the Beesley family, and the neglected grave of a five week old child. The project is volunteer run, and aims to… Continue reading Adopt a Grave and Save Your Heritage Part Two

Brontë, Literature

Haworth 1940’s Weekend 2018

I consider this something of a companion piece to a previous post entitled Photographing Haworth. A combination of my trip to the 2018 Haworth 1940's weekend, the urge to take lots of photographs every time I visit, and the kind feedback I had from readers of the last post resulted in this piece which is… Continue reading Haworth 1940’s Weekend 2018

Brontë, Literature

Photographing Haworth

My readers and visitors will know by now the extent of my obsession with the Brontë family and their writings, however, for some reason I've so far neglected the home of the Brontës, the charming and beautiful village of Haworth, in my posts. Whilst flicking through some old photographs on old phones and laptops recently… Continue reading Photographing Haworth