Reaching for simplicity

To live a lifestyle that these days has in the main almost vanished. To choose an existence that is ruled not by the usual demands of life in a busy town or city but one that is controlled by the very seasons themselves. To have each day revolve around the needs of your livestock –Continue reading “Reaching for simplicity”

The Gallops

The small village of Middleham in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire has long been associated with the training of top flight racehorses. For over 200 years horses here have been exercised and prepared for competition and even before that the monks in the nearby┬áJervaulx Abbey were known for breeding horses. In 1733 Isaac Cape became the firstContinue reading “The Gallops”