Trish Clowes Quintet, Seven Jazz, Leeds

This week, something different. As a big jazz fan, small venues are the perfect opportunity to indulge in two pastimes at the same time. I have been going to Seven Jazz in Chapel Allerton, Leeds since 2008, although my visits have become less frequent recently. Last Thursday was an opportunity to rekindle the connection withContinue reading “Trish Clowes Quintet, Seven Jazz, Leeds”

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”