The intention today was a walk across Kildwick Moor and then to circle round to Silsden Moor via some quiet country lanes, the tarmac would at least provide a decent walking surface...things didn't work out how I had planned...
A few spots of rain began to fall as I reached the large cairn, the tower is just visible in the background.
This swallow looked about as forlorn as I felt at this point!
Another reason for heading for the canal was a convenient bridge which served well as a shelter while the worst of the weather passed by.
Photography became a little less troublesome as the rain eventually stopped, after a few minutes of drying and cleaning the camera lens I saw this lovely moorhen.
I took a break by one of the traditional swing bridges, after a couple of minutes I heard the sound of oars swishing through the water, the rowers attempted to flatten their bodies in the craft to enable them to glide under the bridge...
I was in better humour too as I resumed my wander, this small white butterfly was very obliging.
Almost back in town I spotted this rabbit feeding happily..