Homestead Park

November 2007

This is one of my favourite local green spaces, and I’ve mentioned it before. It’s next to Homestead House, the head office of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, originally Seebohm Rowntree’s house, 100 years ago. Since then the land behind the house has been maintained for the … More …

West Bank Park

3 July 2006

West Bank Park, evening, 3 July 2006

I remember this place from childhood – mainly because of its surprising statue of Queen Victoria. I remember it from later visits for its tunnel of climbing roses. But I haven’t been through … More …