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KESWICK. Paraffin Alley.

It could almost be a song title. The date is May, 2011. By the dubious magic of my time travelling blog we have landed in the Cumbrian town of Keswick in the “drink in with your eyes gorgeous” Lake District. I admit that this may not be the prettiest part of the town and  I’ll be revisiting with more sumptuous images later but I was intrigued by the name. I […]

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ASTLEY HALL. The Redcoats Are Coming.

By the magic of my time travelling blog let me whisk you back to 2018. Its a little disconcerting to walk around a quiet corner and be met by a round of musket fire from a group of Redcoats. C’mon guys, I know I’m half Scots but do you not think it’s time to let bygones be bygones? I had taken a drive up to Astley Hall on the outskirts […]

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SANKEY VALLEY. Blackbrook To Earlestown.

Taking a walk along a canal is to take a walk through history. Nearby to me is the Sankey Canal and much of it’s course is now the Sankey Valley Country Park. It’s origins go back to the late 1750’s and it was built to serve the many small industries along the route. Coal mines, iron foundries and the like. It wasn’t a fresh cut as such, it was the […]

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CHESTER. And the Dance Goes On.

Thanks to ‘that’ virus I’m still time travelling ( wibbley wobbley timey wimey etc ) through my back catalogue until normality returns. So by the magic of the internet let me whisk you back top 2013 and the city of Chester. I know Chester pops up fairly often in my blogging, it’s a combination of it being easy to get to and it being a fascinating place. You can travel […]

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KENMORE. A Ruin In The Woods.

I like to travel up to Scotland whenever I can and for many years I would spend a fortnight touring around, basing myself just outside of Dunkeld. The town sits on the banks of the River Tay about twelve miles or so north of Perth. Since the widening and diverting of the A9 route to the north a few years back, the heavy traffic has somewhere else to go and […]

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