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MANCHESTER. Underneath The Arches.

Okay I know that technically speaking theses structures are viaducts and not arches but I am allowed a little bit of poetic/photographic licence. This is Castlefields in Manchester, where canal met rail and came the worst off to some extent. Rail in its turn coming a cropper against the onslaught of the car. That said canals and railways are having a renaissance, thanks to the increase in services this stretch […]

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MORECAMBE. The Resort On The Beautiful Bay.

Well Winter has everything in it’s icy fingered grasp around my way. The rain and the unfriendly temperatures don’t encourage you to move far from hearth or home. While warmer times and longer days seem just a bit too far away. Keeping myself busy I’ve been sorting and editing the backlog of images that built up towards the end of last year and I’ve got as far as a selection […]

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GLASGOW. Behold The Necropolis.

Sorry if this seems a morbid post but The Glasgow Necropolis is a fascinating place. It dates from the early 1830’s and was part of the movement that established private cemeteries. The existing system of burials being the responsibility of the local parish was beginning to buckle under the strains of death rates and lack of space within existing burial grounds crammed into town and city centres. As was the […]

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CHESTER. A Random Day Out With Photos.

Well, it’s that lull between Christmas now past, and the yet to arrive New Year. Those few days where you hang about in a festive limbo, gathering your thoughts and getting your breath back after sustained attacks on the turkey with all the trimmings and bouts of serious cracker pulling. I decided to get out of the house and get some fresh air but as it’s still that time of […]

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LEIGH. A Turnpike Saturday Morning

Leigh is a former mining town not too far away and like many towns that were mainly reliant on one industry it’s not had it troubles to seek over the last few years. That said it has a bustling town centre and market, plus decent-ish transport links into Manchester. Currently there’s an express guided busway but there is a feeling growing that an extension of Manchester’s Metrolink Tram system to […]

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