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.
Okay. I had lunch and then did some more exploring/catching up. So then it was coffee time. I have a list of favorite places and under the heading for Sheffield is Steamyard Coffee. It’s located in the Devonshire Quarter, tucked away in Aberdeen Court. The coffee is good, the cakes are also. What more can I say? If my waistline is an index of the visit then it was an […]