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ST. ANNES. Rose Garden Solitude.

A little to the south of the 24/7 party town that is Blackpool stand the genteel twins of Lytham and St. Annes. Both towns are favourite destinations of mine. As much as I like Blackpool a change of tempo is always welcome. Just off the centre of St. Annes are the Ashton Gardens, named after the Lancaster Lino magnate Lord Ashton who bought the land and presented it to the […]

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WARRINGTON. A Bridge In The Sky.

This little bit of industrial history had been on my to do list for a while but for whatever reasons I had not got around to it. So with the easing of the lock down I thought this would be the perfect time to go and seek it out. Warrington’s own Transporter Bridge. It’s the old story that once you know where it is, its really easy to find, you […]

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SANKEY VALLEY. A Cygnet Ring.

I took a walk along a nearby stretch of the Sankey Valley again a few days ago. The world outside is easing into life, winter is gone away and spring is getting into it’s stride as summer approaches. I’ve blogged about the Sankey valley before ( there will be a link below if I remember ). It was the first canal in the country but not built as such. It […]

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SOUTHPORT. Around The Pier in Black & White.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so this time around I’ll go more on the pictures and less on the words. Give you a break from my ramblings for at least one post anyway. This time my time wandering blog takes us back to January of 2020, just before the wheels fell off the world and everything stopped. I live fairly close to the resort town of […]

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WHITEHAVEN. Faces On The Street.

The place, Whitehaven on the Cumbrian coast. The date March 2009. I have a great liking for this stretch of the UK’s coastline. It’s a journey I’ve made by the coastline hugging rail route quite a few times. From the southern busy-ness of Barrow and it’s shipyards, up past Ravenglass with it’s Roman Fort and miniature railway. Then along the open stretches from Seascale, past Nethertown and its reclaimed houses […]

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