I took my mum round the quirky hippy shops of West Yorkshire today, to choose some semiprecious crystals for a piece of jewellery I’m making for her. This isn’t one of the crystal shops, but it is one of the delightfully frivolous and quaint shops the tourists go nuts for along Haworth’s Main Street. And yes we did end up in Hebden Bridge!
Category Archives: Buildings & Architecture
Despite how dilapidated they often look, I like old Victorian warehouses. It’s easy to see how proud they once were, they’re full of character, and the spaces inside can be spectacular. This particular one, in Halifax, drew my attention for the street sign attached to it – a lovely piece of living pharmacy memorabilia.
Walking along Corporation Street in Birmingham, where I went for a meeting on Saturday, I noticed the mid-morning January sunlight anachronistically silhouettings the city’s Christmas decorations onto this gorgeous facade.