It is a rule or if it isn’t it should be. A visit to the seaside must include fish and chips. I have a favourite chippy, actually I have a couple but this one fight’s its way to the top fairly often. It’s located in the village of Knott End, just across the mouth of the River Wyre from Fleetwood. The journey by the ferry is only a few minutes, […]
It Friday and isn’t market day down in Earlestown. It’s a traditional open market that pulls into town once a week like a wagon train of the old Wild West. Like the decent market it is it’s offerings a wide and varied and of course it’s as much a social and gossip exchanging hub as a shopping experience.
A pleasing day comes to a gentle end. The sun gathers itself together and makes to say goodbye for those few, cool, gentle hours of the night. The river turns from water into a burnished, rippled silver as the last ferry of the day busy-bodies itself across and deposits it’s last human cargo. Job done, the heated fuzz of the day begins to cool and disappear as the little boat […]
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….. https://www.visitmanchester.com/ https://tfgm.com/ other links. https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Lachlan1/sets https://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B00TKGBNYM https://lachlan-main.pixels.com/ https://www.artflakes.com/en/shop/lachlan-main