I had a day out planned for today. I’d done some research, checked the timetables AND taken a look at the weather forecast.
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A little to the east of Manchester is Ashton under Lyne, nestling by the Pennine Hills. My time travelling blog has brought you here on a brisk day in February 2012. It’s a town I have a liking for, perhaps a little careworn in places but there’s plenty to take in and see. The market is a delight, with a market hall and an open market. While just off the […]
I celebrated my second new year at the weekend, this one being The Chinese New Year in Manchester. This time around it’s the Year of the Rat. Last year was the Year of the Pig and to celebrate that St. Anns Square in Manchester was decorated with a giant pig. I was looking forward to seeing a large rat in the same pace this year but it was a Dragon […]
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 […]