The new year is beginning to pick up speed. Still one or two things hanging around from its predecessor but that’s nothing new.
The snow falls gently on to Newton le Willows railway station. A train to Chester is due. Right, Christmas is now jingling away into the distance leaving behind a trail of gifts, wrapping paper, empty glasses and slightly mangled decorations blowing in the breeze. While in it’s wake 2023 is beginning to take its first faltering steps, unsteady for now, direction uncertain but at least on it’s way. So it’s […]
I had trip down to Shrewsbury over the weekend to catch up with a friend before Christmas kicks in an the world goes mad. The town is a favourite meeting point for the two of us, the twist and turn of the streets offers an ever changing palette of views and interest to us two photographers. Here the Admiral Benbow pub glows as the early evening settles in and makes […]
On my travels, I’m heading down to Shrewsbury to catch up with a friend before Christmas takes over and the roast dinner/ chocolate/ drink event horizon hits. This journey down Through the Welsh borderlands is a favourite of mine, each season adds a different flavour. Today’s is a light dusting of snow and a crisp, sharp light cutting through an idling mist.
Right, we last spoke when I was in Preston enjoying a coffee and toasted teacake. The journey continued up to Lancaster where I broke my journey for a look around. There was some time between arriving and the next train out to Morecambe. I had a walk through the street market, I picked up an emergency pork pie just in case then headed back to the station and the train […]