Life begins at 60?
Since I retired I have become a writer, flower arranger,judge for Yorkshire in Bloom assisted in and presented on a local radio station, volunteer on an allotment for adults with disabilities and help to run a social enterprise with profits going to mental health charities etc etc
I live in West Yorkshire and spend much of the summer at the Yorkshire coast.
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R is for Roundhay Park
are lucky to have this park, one of the biggest in Europe, within walking
With its 700 acres of parkland,
lakes, woodland and gardens, cafes, sports arena and children’s play areas
there is something for everyone.
was originally a hunting park for the De Lacy family during the thirteenth
century. Ilbert De Lacy was granted the
estate by William the Conqueror in return for his loyal support of the King
during his military campaigns and in 1871 Sir John Barran, the then Mayor,
acquired the estate for the people of Leeds
The park looks attractive in every
season and everyone has their favourite walks and pastimes, whether it be
fishing, kite flying, jogging or playing football.