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SCOTLAND. In Twelve Images.

Well the prospect of travelling again inches slowly closer, though at the moment as the rain streaks down my windows and the wind bounces around my garden, that prospect seems as far away as ever. Trying to make some positive use of the down time I’ve been tidying the photo files. Checking what’s there and pencilling in ideas for future trips. One way and another I spend a lot of […]

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ST. ANNES. Rose Garden Solitude.

A little to the south of the 24/7 party town that is Blackpool stand the genteel twins of Lytham and St. Annes. Both towns are favourite destinations of mine. As much as I like Blackpool a change of tempo is always welcome. Just off the centre of St. Annes are the Ashton Gardens, named after the Lancaster Lino magnate Lord Ashton who bought the land and presented it to the […]

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SANKEY VALLEY. A Cygnet Ring.

I took a walk along a nearby stretch of the Sankey Valley again a few days ago. The world outside is easing into life, winter is gone away and spring is getting into it’s stride as summer approaches. I’ve blogged about the Sankey valley before ( there will be a link below if I remember ). It was the first canal in the country but not built as such. It […]

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WHITEHAVEN. Faces On The Street.

The place, Whitehaven on the Cumbrian coast. The date March 2009. I have a great liking for this stretch of the UK’s coastline. It’s a journey I’ve made by the coastline hugging rail route quite a few times. From the southern busy-ness of Barrow and it’s shipyards, up past Ravenglass with it’s Roman Fort and miniature railway. Then along the open stretches from Seascale, past Nethertown and its reclaimed houses […]

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SANKEY VALLEY. Blackbrook To Earlestown.

Taking a walk along a canal is to take a walk through history. Nearby to me is the Sankey Canal and much of it’s course is now the Sankey Valley Country Park. It’s origins go back to the late 1750’s and it was built to serve the many small industries along the route. Coal mines, iron foundries and the like. It wasn’t a fresh cut as such, it was the […]

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