In the August 2012 issue of Dalesman Magazine, Helen Johnson met Whitby salmon netsman Bob Marsden, farmer turned artist Maurice Atkinson, and the founder of Galtres Festival, James Houston Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson visited the Dales Countryside Museum to meet food historian Jane Sammells, who was cooking traditional foods of the Dales.
She also went to Harrogate to see how the International Festival brings events to Yorkshire all year long. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson visited Boulby Underground Laboratory, where scientists explained how they are searching for Dark Matter, postulated to be a fundamental particle. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson met members of Brompton Heritage Group, to talk about linen weaving for Dalesman magazine Continue Reading →
For Dalesman Magazine March 2012, Helen Johnson visited the Rountons, villages where new ventures are bringing new life back to rural communities.
She also met Raymond Twiddle, a man who honed his business skills raising turkeys and now supports the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.
And finally she visited the Heritage Crafts Alliance, where trainer Glenn Young hopes to inspire people of all ages to learn the skills to preserve our historic buildings. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson reported for Dalesman in February 2012, about a new volunteer visitor information point (TIC) in Leyburn in Wensleydale, archaeological research at Boltby Hill Fort near Sutton Bank, and the work of the National Heritage Ironwork Group (NHIG) at Chris Topp and Co Ltd, ironworks near Thirsk, Yorkshire Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson wrote in Dalesman Magazine, January 2012, about Doreen Wardle, an exponent of East Yorkshire dialect, and about the Highside Longsword dancing team. Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson wrote about Christmas in Yorkshire for Dalesman Magazine, December 2011. She visited Appleton Wiske’s village celebrations for Christmas, RAF Fylingdales as they track Santa’s journey from the North Pole, White Rose candlemakers, and the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team. Continue Reading →
In this November’s issue of Dalesman, I met the man who sculpted the memorial to 158 Squadron, Bomber Command, who flew from Lissett Airfield. Every November, when Remembrance Day comes Continue Reading →
Helen Johnson investigated fungi growing in Dalby Forest, Yorkshire, for Dalesman Magazine Continue Reading →