The days are starting to have their wings clipped by the approach of Autumn’s cool kiss. There’s still time though to be out and about and make the most of the fading year. Buxton in Derbyshire is todays destination of choice, some walking and some photography the order of the day. https://www.visitmanchester.com/ https://tfgm.com/public-transport/train/stations/manchester-piccadilly-rail https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations-and-destinations/stations-made-easy/manchester-piccadilly-station-plan Other Links. https://lachlan-main.pixels.com/ https://www.artflakes.com/en/shop/lachlan-main https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Lachlan1/sets
It is a rule or if it isn’t it should be. A visit to the seaside must include fish and chips. I have a favourite chippy, actually I have a couple but this one fight’s its way to the top fairly often. It’s located in the village of Knott End, just across the mouth of the River Wyre from Fleetwood. The journey by the ferry is only a few minutes, […]
It Friday and isn’t market day down in Earlestown. It’s a traditional open market that pulls into town once a week like a wagon train of the old Wild West. Like the decent market it is it’s offerings a wide and varied and of course it’s as much a social and gossip exchanging hub as a shopping experience.
A pleasing day comes to a gentle end. The sun gathers itself together and makes to say goodbye for those few, cool, gentle hours of the night. The river turns from water into a burnished, rippled silver as the last ferry of the day busy-bodies itself across and deposits it’s last human cargo. Job done, the heated fuzz of the day begins to cool and disappear as the little boat […]
Well September has stolen up on us with all the stealth of a well fed cat looking for that one last treat. That said, as the days start to have their wings clipped by the creeping in of the evening my mission to reconnect with favorite places after the that unhappy pause continues. And today it has brought me to Fleetwood, on the Bay and within sight of the Lake […]
Not been out to the Lancashire coast for a while, thought I’d do something about it while the sunshine was still here and to get some fresh air after the weeks heat waves. The weather was a bit uninspiring when I arrived but the breezes soon chased the clouds away and as always Blackpool soon came to life. I had my coffee and teacake as mentioned then took the tram […]