Any of you readers who soldier on with my blog will have noticed that I have a liking for parks and gardens. Astley Hall and its Park is a favourite of mine that’s not too far away from where I live.
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I don’t know about you but I often find doorways fascinating. Anybody looking through my photo files will find random shots of them in all shapes and sizes. Like the introduction on the old Semprini Serenades radio show, they are Old Ones, New Ones, Loved Ones, Neglected ones. They range from evening shots of slinky, city centre office blocks with their neon cool. To back street firms with virtually the […]
Looking for somewhere to spend a little time? You could do worse than to hustle your way up to Morecambe and spend a little time taking in the beauty of the Bay it sits on. You could treat yourself to an ice cream or fish and chips, both are in plentiful supply. I know that in the past it’s been seen as good fun to knock the resort but that’s […]
Do you fancy a day at the seaside? Good, then come this way to the Lancashire coastal resort of St. Annes on a sunny day in 2015. It was the weekend of the annual kite festival so when I rolled up the sea breezes were blowing and the kite strings were humming as kites filled the air. The event has been running since about 2014 and fills a huge area […]
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 […]
It’s said that the British like their tea and in Bolton this is recognized with due ceremony by this teapot on its very own plinth. This bronze teapot is one of a sequence of sculptures that are dotted around the town centre, little whimsical tricks to amuse. Bolton Information Bolton Market BOLTON. It Was Christmas Eve On The Market. Bolton. Fountain Watching On A Warm Evening. Black & White Photography […]