Dalesman Magazine, September 2011: Prehistoric life at Star Carr, useful shopping in Malton, and homemakde icecream in Sedbergh

Dr NICKY MILNER WITH 11000 YEAR OLD HARPOON

For Dalesman Magazine, September 2011, Helen Johnson investigated discoveries at Starr Carr that could change our perception of life in the Stone Age. A little nearer to our own times, she saw Winston Kobylka, who is keeping traditional crafts of rope and canvas making alive in the town of Malton. And in Sedbergh, Brenda Sedgwick shares memories of a traditional farm milk round. Continue Reading →

Dalesman Aug 2010: Spence’s Ironmongers, Richmond, and Beck Isle Museum, Pickering

Tramlines in Friars Wynd Richmond

Dalesman August 2010 celebrates Yorkshire Day. Helen Johnson met Dennis Edmondson, travelling representative for Richmond Ironmonger Spence’s, Village Bobbies from Loftus, and volunteers at the Beck Isle Museum, Pickering Continue Reading →