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James Alfred Wight – an Introduction

James Alfred Wight – an Introduction

James Alfred Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym of James Herriot, became one of the most successful writers of the 20th century. His novels, a series of anecdotes based on his experiences as a young veterinary doctor operating among the agriculture community of North Yorkshire, sold in the millions throughout the world. Their great success spawned two feature films in the mid-1970s, followed by a television series, All Creatures Great, and Small, which was met with global success in the…

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Herriot Country

Herriot Country

Yorkshire’s Herriot Country takes its name from one of the world’s best loved writers, James Herriot. For more than 50 years it was home to the vet-cum-author, whose books have enthralled fans and put Yorkshire firmly on the map. The Heart of Yorkshire Herriot Country has always been the epicentre of the area with a variety of places to visit, including historic market towns, and some of the country’s finest national parks. These blended together with an array of visitor…

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Young James Herriot

Young James Herriot

Young James Herriot’ TV drama draws in over 14 million viewers! It’s more than 20 years since we last saw James Herriot on our screens in the very popular – ‘All Creatures Great And Small’, and the new three part drama – ‘Young James Herriot’ proved to be just as popular with over 14 million viewers tuning in to see the return of the nations best loved vet, illustrating that the Herriot name is still very much alive!

An aside as I set up

An aside as I set up

I came across this video and was mesmerized.  While I am setting up my blog, please enjoy the video.  I hope to share all of my travels and musing here with you all. Life is short and we should enjoy our family and friends while we can. With each passing day, I appreciate life more and more. Thanks for visiting my blog. If you would, please tell your family and friends about this site.  I am planning on it being…

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