This is a short biographical page about the
contributors to this site. Please take the time to read it
and see where we are coming from.
Forrest is the Scotsman, residing in a small town in East
Fife called Leven (near St Andrews,Edinburgh and Dundee. He
is employed as a charity shop manager.
His main interests are Photography, Graphic Design and Music.
He has studied Photography and Graphic Design at Huddersfield
Polytechnic (now a University).
The majority of the photographs displayed on the Scottish
pages in this site are Bill's and he has a large portfolio
of images in photo and slide form.
Bill travels extensively throughout Scotland taking photographs
of landscapes and places of interest as a hobby.
He also enjoys portrait photography, especially of his family.
When relaxing Bill enjoys strumming his acoustic guitar or
listening to his wide-ranging record (vinyl mainly) collection.
Piwowarski is an Englishman based in Huddersfield, West
Born of a Polish father and English mother, his roots are
firmly embedded in the Pennine Hills of Northern England.
His main interests are Web Design, Digital Art, 3D Imaging
and Music. His interest in Digital Media was brought about
by his profession as a Graphic Artist/Web Designer with a
Using Photoshop 7, Dreamweaver/Fireworks MX Studio, a Fujifilm
digital camera,a flat bed scanner, an Art Pad and his creative
imagination he spends most of his spare time designing web
sites, enhancing and manipulating his own photographs and
creating digital images.
To fuel his imagination he listens to progressive 60's &
70's music such as Hawkwind, The Doors, Pink Floyd and many
This web site is maintained by Pete.
Hudson is a born and bred Yorkshire man, who was born
in Thornhill, Dewsbury on the 19th March 1969 (the
day Emley Moor mast fell down). 2 disasters in one day so
Mum: - Ruby, Dad: - Donald,Brother: - Gerard.
He works in structural steel at the family firm and has worked
there some 16 years.
He is married to Suzanne and has two smashing kids Sam &
Jack, who are talked about on this website.
He enjoys listening to music: - favourites Genesis or Pink
Floyd, favourite albums The Wall & The Lamb Lies Down
Others inc. Yes, Faith No More, Oasis.
He hates rap music, he'll put up with anything other than
This man loves a bloody good laff, and likes making others
laff as well. Inspirations Billy Connolly, the man’s pure
genius, there’s a gentleness to his humour that he loves.
He believes that he’s a very compassionate man. He’d love
to meet him.
Then there’s Jasper Carrott, Goons, Monty Python, and all
He has followed comedy for, as many years as he can remember,
it’s a very important thing to him.
"Humour gets us through all sorts of stuff, good and
There’s a great line in Monty Python’s song 'Always Look on
the Bright Side of Life'.
It goes like this “If life seems jolly rotten, there’s
something you’ve forgotten and that’s to smile and laugh and
dance and sing”
Words of comedy and pure genius.
Check out Neil's contributions to the site, Neil's News and
Adoption. Also Neil has his own poetry web site www.Neil-Hudson.co.uk
Sykes is our latest contributor and here
is a short biography in the words of the man himself.
Bill was born in Huddersfield but army service and civilian
life has taken him to many different corners of the globe.
Apart from an
account of his war experiences Bill is also be sending
us his 'Thoughts
He is currently resident in California with his wife Sheena.
G Gaunt is our latest contributor with Steve
Pontificates. He moved to Huddersfield in 1972, and lives
with the wife close to Castle Hill at Newsome.
He started work at a TV repair shop in Marsh at the age of
15. as his school didn't consider that he had the ability
to pass 'O' levels!
Steve then spent 25 years working for various local companies'
all in the electronics or electrical industry.
Made redundant and spent a year doing nothing much.
Went back to full time education in 1992, getting a stack
of C&G's and then on to the University, obtaining his
degree in Electronics and Information Engineering in 1998.
Always had an interest in music, and as well as running a
mobile disco in the 70's, was the Progressive Night DJ at
Johnnys when it opened as a licensed club in 1969.
A member of the Builders Club in Town (sadly missed and never
Like Pete attended most of the Ivanhoes concerts. and was
involved with several local bands (though his aspirations
as a guitarist were never realised).
These days work as a computer programmer/electronics designer
for a small contract development company in Huddersfield,
when he is not doing that he publishes his own software on
the Web at www.newsoft-solutions.co.uk
Motishead is another of our contributors and this guy
is completely weird!
Seems like our Sid has a few loose screws but his theories
are so plausible I couldn't resist asking his permission to
put his e-mails on the site.
Take a look for yourself
and if they don't get you thinking then you must be dead.
Very little is known about Sid apart from the fact that he
is as nutty as a fruitcake and has his own website but doesn't
want me to reveal it because he lives in fear of his own shadow.
I would put him in his late twenties or early thirties but
it's hard to tell. As far as I can work out he lives on his
own and spends a lot of time surfing the web. I think he has
been alone for a long, long time...............