When I want a walk, a bit of fresh air and a beautiful view all rolled into one, Grange over Sands is one of the places I head to.
I’ve written about the Sankey Valley before, the canal and the history that’s threaded along it. It’s an easy walk for me to get to it and the web of paths and access points means that there is always a variety of walking that you can do. On this day I just fancied a couple of hours out of the house away from the computer screen. I’m trying to clear […]
I have to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of spiders. I’m not exactly afraid of them and I don’t go out of my way to kill them. We have a sort of Live And Let Live agreement, they go their way, I go mine. It’s just that there’s something about their endless patience, that sitting, waiting approach that is just the wrong side of sinister. An eternal stillness […]
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 […]
Well the prospect of travelling again inches slowly closer, though at the moment as the rain streaks down my windows and the wind bounces around my garden, that prospect seems as far away as ever. Trying to make some positive use of the down time I’ve been tidying the photo files. Checking what’s there and pencilling in ideas for future trips. One way and another I spend a lot of […]