On The Trail of Gladys Greenwood

Last August my search for clues on the life of my genetic Grandmother Gladys Greenwood took my daughter and myself to Gladys’ birthplace Scarborough. As it turned out, I found nothing I didn’t know already, but the trip wasn’t wasted, as I spent three wonderful days in the old seaside town. Gladys was born in…

Wilton Park Video

The introduction of Quadcopters and the like with an attached HD video camera has given rise to magnificent videos taken from the air. One such video is the one in this post. Starting of at Bagshaw Museum at the top of Wilton Park, the copter zooms down the hill to give us a magnificent view…

Batley’s Forgotten Cinema

Hidden and decaying above an amusement arcade In Batley, West Yorkshire is the former Regent Picture House. With these words a breathtaking photo series of the rotting Cinema is presented on Flickr by photographer “Richboxfrenzy”. Batley News reported exclusively in 2007 Plans to revive the old cinema as outlined by the Batley News as far…

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