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The ruin of Crackpot Hall near Keld, Swaledale

Do you take time to stand and stare?

Rhea is writing: To my surprise, James Herriot’s books are now considered “classics”.  I just enjoy reading them. James Herriot began work as a rural vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the thirties. Here is an extract from his book “All creatures great and small”. His work involved driving to isolated farms in the country... My first visit took me up one of the unfenced roads…  When I had ground my way to the top in bottom gear, I did what I so often did: I pulled the car onto the roadside turf and got out. That quotation about not having time to stand and stare had never applied to…