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The travels, musings and thoughts of a man and his camera.

Transport

MANCHESTER. Underneath The Arches.

Okay I know that technically speaking theses structures are viaducts and not arches but I am allowed a little bit of poetic/photographic licence. This is Castlefields in Manchester, where canal met rail and came the worst off to some extent. Rail in its turn coming a cropper against the onslaught of the car. That said canals and railways are having a renaissance, thanks to the increase in services this stretch […]

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SHREWSBURY. Ever Get the Feeling You’re Being Watched?

A favourite destination of mine is Shrewsbury. It’s a pleasant and easy rail journey from where I live, down to Chester then along the Welsh border through Ruabon, Chirk and Gobowen. The landscape of rolling hills slip easily past the carriage window, usually helped by a coffee and packet of Jaffa cakes, other cakes are available, from the on board trolley. I like to travel in style… The station at […]

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LLANDUDNO. Onward to the Seaside!

Okay, bear with me a moment. A couple of posts ago I was working through a day trip into North Wales, to Conwy and on to Llandudno. I’d posted about Conwy and my walk around the town and its walls. Then I’d posted on L’s the Cafe cum bookshop and the excellent bacon roll I’d eaten there. Important thing a good bacon roll, blogging is hard work you know. I’d […]

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GLOSSOP. Coffee in Derbyshire.

Okay so run with me on this one. As anybody who’s read any of my ramblings on this blog will know I am more than fond of of coffee, cake and rail travel and few weeks ago I managed to combine all three one Saturday afternoon. Where I live I’m lucky enough to have access to a selection of travel tickets. One of which, the Wayfarer covers a large area […]

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