First Direct Arena (Leeds Arena)

This week, a recent night time image of one of Leeds’ most recent buildings. Sitting wedged between high rise flats and banks, the Arena refuses to be dwarfed and blend into the urban landscape. Its unique shape catches the eye during the day, but it really comes into its own when the sun goes down.Continue reading “First Direct Arena (Leeds Arena)”

York Minster By Twilight, York

On a recent work-related visit to York, I took the opportunity to wander around the York Minster before heading to the train station. I am always awed by the sheer, imposing size of the building once you are up close to it. Crammed right into the middle of the city, hemmed in on all sides,Continue reading “York Minster By Twilight, York”

Memories of the Le Grand Depart and TDF

If you are interested in those sleek, two-wheeled, pedal-powered racing machines, then most likely you already know that The Tour de Yorkshire 2015 has recently been announced. How appropriate, then, that we celebrate on the blog this week with a quick throwback to last summer’s Grand Depart in Leeds and the madness that was theContinue reading “Memories of the Le Grand Depart and TDF”