What’s brewing

News about what I've been up to How do you improve lives? When life for many in our society does not seem to be getting better and probably worse, when inequality is growing, when lives are getting meaner and communities more shrivelled, it came as a bolt from the blue to realise that others had... Continue Reading →

Malham – a family affair

The youth hostel at Malham is a lasting testament to one man and the history of his wider family’s long association with youth hostels.  John Dower, a local architect, designed the hostel in 1937. He also designed the youth hostels at Eskdale in Cumbria and at Bellingham in Northumberland. He achieved a wider reputation when... Continue Reading →

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