A couple of what can be described as 'Old Things' have caught my eye lately while strolling round Shipley Park.
Firstly, the Folly on the top of Shipley Hill built of a brick inner wall, surrounded by a cinder outer skin. It is said that this folly was built so that that Edward, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward Vll) had somewhere for his secret assignations when visiting the Hall. The folly is rather tumble-down now but still standing amid the trees - which is more than can be said for the Hall itself.
Tussilago farfara) has been mentioned on this blog several times, but the emergence of these bright yellow flowers is most welcome having had to wait so long this year and now they have at last started to show their true colours, surely Spring is on its way..!