Not been out to the Lancashire coast for a while, thought I’d do something about it while the sunshine was still here and to get some fresh air after the weeks heat waves. The weather was a bit uninspiring when I arrived but the breezes soon chased the clouds away and as always Blackpool soon came to life. I had my coffee and teacake as mentioned then took the tram […]
Right I’m sat with a cooling drink ( two actually ) after a very enjoyable day reconnecting myself with Hull. I haven’t visited the city for a few years so obviously things have changed, moved or disappeared altogether. The area around the docks has changed completely, it’s now a vibrant spot of bars and eateries. It put me in mind of Manchester and that city’s Northern Quarter. So I’ve had […]
It’s Saturday morning, I have places to go, people to meet, cake to eat and coffee to drink. Plenty of “stuff”to do. Part one of the day involves crossing Manchester, it’s warm now, going to be HOT later…..
Saturday had been busy so Sunday had to be quiet. One of my favourite locations for loosing myself or forest bathing as I understand its now called, are the Terraced Gardens at Rivington. Once the site of Lord Leverhulme’s weekend retreat.
S So far so good, Mr Bluesky hasn’t turned up yet but Mr. Rainyday is also absent. I haven’t been to Sheffield in a while so there’s always the acclimatization period while I wander around more aimlessly than normal while I remember where everything is. See what’s still around and what’s disappeared. I like a town or city that still has the quirky, off the beaten track corners. Sheffield has […]