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Tuesday 17 February 2009 Knaresborough - Nidd Gorge geology trail

Knaresboro, Feb09Knaresboro, Feb09This was a geology walk conducted in mild weather involving a party of 21 people.The conditions were muddy under foot.We enjoyed our walk beside the River Nidd examining the rock formation of the Permian / Carboniferous rocks on the way . Knaresborough is picturesque at all times.We enjoyed drinks in the open air at the end of the walk in the vicinity of the viaduct, a reminder of Switzerland.


Wfv, Pugney's and Sandal Castle, 3rd feb 09

Sandal Castle, Feb09Sandal Castle, Feb09Our visit to Pugney's and Sandal Castle was blessed with fine but cold weather. We saw about 30 different bird species even though many of the lakes were frozen. The views from Sandal Castle were spectacular. Hazel catkins were blooming. Joan

Tuesday 13 January 2009

We all enjoyed the New Year social at the YMCA with its offerings of food, photos, quiz and a look ahead at another Bees year. We have another quiz winner in our midst Stuart who has displaced Donald as the Brain of Bees . Who will it be next year I wonder?


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