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Folklore

CHESTER. And the Dance Goes On.

Thanks to ‘that’ virus I’m still time travelling ( wibbley wobbley timey wimey etc ) through my back catalogue until normality returns. So by the magic of the internet let me whisk you back top 2013 and the city of Chester. I know Chester pops up fairly often in my blogging, it’s a combination of it being easy to get to and it being a fascinating place. You can travel […]

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MANCHESTER. Year Of The Rat.

I celebrated my second new year at the weekend, this one being The Chinese New Year in Manchester. This time around it’s the Year of the Rat. Last year was the Year of the Pig and to celebrate that St. Anns Square in Manchester was decorated with a giant pig. I was looking forward to seeing a large rat in the same pace this year but it was a Dragon […]

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ULVERSTON. A Dickens Of A Day out.

Right, so where was I? This is the follow on from the post about my coffee and teacake in Arnside. ( There will be a link thing at the bottom for that. ) After that quick refuelling it was down to the station at Arnside and onto the train to Ulverston. On a side note, this is a really attractive train journey, travelling as it does around the top edge […]

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WARRINGTON. Market and Museum.

I’m taking a trip out on the train, heading for Llandudno. I’d pre-booked my tickets to take advantage of the savings and to save a bit of time on the day as I’m heading out early. I’d picked one of the Warrington stations, Bank Quay on the main line, to collect my tickets from, it’s only a short train ride and should have been an easy run there and back. […]

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RIVINGTON. A Tower High On A Hill.

Up on a hill and visible for miles around is the Pigeon Tower. It stands at the highest point of the Terraced Gardens which were created out of the bare moorland by local businessman and philanthropist William Hesketh Lever, later Lord Levrhulme, founder of Lever Bros. Soap which later became part of the Unilever Empire. The Pigeon Tower is the most obvious of the many striking features of the Gardens. […]

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LYTHAM. Lunch And A Brisk Walk.

Rain, rain go away and come again another day. Up here in this part of North West England we have had an unwelcome visitor in the shape of storm Gareth. While its effects around where I live have not been too bad I know that it has caused quite a large amount of flooding, damage to buildings and travel disruption for others. Set against that a few weeks of deathly […]

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