Sheffield is a favourite destination. I’m no expert of the South Yorkshire city but I’m working on it. It’s a relatively easy place for me to get to. By car, if I have to, I take the route through Derbyshire and the Snake Pass. The preferred option though is the train. There’s a regular through service from Warrington which is straightforward for me to get to.
Travel is still on the problematical side so I’m going to take a journey in my time travelling blog back to July of 2019 and a day trip I made down to Cardiff. Now it might seem a long way to go just for a day out but for me the journey is as much a part of the experience as the destination. I had arranged to meet up with […]
I took a trip to Chester at the weekend. I used the train and went what for me is the long way round. Into Liverpool by the fast train from one of my local stations and then out again down through the Wirral and into the walled capital of Cheshire. Walking those walls it still fascinates a little as to how close the city is to the Welsh border. Stand […]
Sometimes there’s nothing better than just sitting and watching the world go by, or in this case the Bay. A photo from four or so years ago, it had been one of those October days that surprises you with its warmth and a champagne sparkle of sunshine. I had travelled up by train early in the day and spent my time walking around the resort. Checking up on my favourite […]