New Design

I have reverted back to the earlier design style, as a number of vistors said they preferred it, also I found some deficiencies with it so I was easily persuaded to press the delete button!

This new design is to reflect the changes that have occurred recently, not living at Parlington any more, I felt it necessary to keep adding new information as I came by it but also to enlarge the scope of the site.Read the full article

Lost Painting of Parlington Update

Sunday 24th October at Lotherton Hall, was the day that the watercolour, the subject of two earlier posts, was re-united with the Gascoignes, albeit to their legacy at Lotherton Hall. A small group of those involved in bringing the painting to its former home, and others with a general interest in the return of the painting gathered to see the gifting of ownership from the Clarke family to Lotherton, and therefore for the people of Leeds.… Read the full article

Lost Painting of Parlington Hall

I wrote about a water colour painting of Parlington Hall which had been found in a skip, it features in an earlier post,
The picture above is of the painting; for over a year I have carefully steered a path towards having the picture recovered and returned to its rightful home, Lotherton Hall, where it will be displayed for the interest of the general public.… Read the full article

Mobile Edition Launched

Well in case you are into mobile devices, you might like to hear that the site is now iPhone, and other mobile types, friendly. When you access the site from a mobile device the content is displayed in a form suitable for the restrictions of small “viewports”, not wishing to be smug, but that is what the screen is called from a web point of view!… Read the full article

October Sunshine, Yorkshire

Beech Parlington Lane

Sunday was a day of work, as I had much to do, however after hours of toiling away I decided to take a break in the late afternoon sunshine, getting the benefits of a fine autumn day and stroll along Parlington Lane, Aberford, Yorkshire, armed with my E30 Olympus Camera with a 12-60mm Zuiko lens.… Read the full article