Yorkshire Day | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Happy Yorkshire Day 2019

It’s Yorkshire Day once again! A day that all Yorkshire folk celebrate being born of the greatest county there is. We really have got it all up ‘ere you know. It doesn’t seem like a year since I wrote my last post about Yorkshire Day where I showcased some of my favorite Yorkshire photos. Last […]

Re-imagined in Monochrome | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Re-imagined in Monochrome

As a photographer, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut in terms of creativity. I certainly do from time to time. To help combat this I often set about some photos I’ve already edited and re-imagine them in a different way. Monochrome is a great way to do this. Monochrome, or black & white, […]

A Visit to Lotherton Hall

Lotherton Hall in north Leeds used to be somewhere we would take the girls a couple of weekends each month. Before the pricing policy change in 2011 we would go there and park for the day for about £5 and have access to the playground, countryside walks, the gardens and the bird gardens. It’s a […]

Selling a House – Goodbye Walnut Grove

It was October 2004, Helen was eight and a half months pregnant with Grace and we already had a 13-month old Lydia. Despite the challenges, we moved into number Walnut Grove in Dewsbury. We left behind our first home together, a small terraced house not a mile away, to create a home for our growing […]

Millionaire's Shortbread | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

I Finally Nailed Millionaire’s Shortbread

Millionaire’s shortbread, also known as a caramel slice or caramel shortbread, is something that I love to eat. When you happen upon a good one, usually from a table at a school fair who’s Grandma has made, it’s pretty unbeatable by anything else. However, for me, making it has never really worked out. That was […]