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Deer at Dunham…………..

Went for a stroll around  Dunham yesterday but this time minus grandson Seb. It was a pleasure to do a circuit of the park and in particular see the herd of deer just being fed by one of the rangers. … Continue reading

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Springlike day at Dunham……………….

The weather recently has been pretty erratic to say the least, one day snow, the next day rain quickly followed by blue skies and bright sunshine. Well, yesterday was a blue skies and sunshine day so we took the opportunity … Continue reading

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Manchester………….lost its style!

  Last week I took a trip into Manchester by train from Cuddington in Cheshire, a journey time of just over one hour and ten minutes (I could probably have walked there quicker!). It is quite a pleasant journey through … Continue reading

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The Saltscape Trail…………….

My exploration of the Cheshire countryside continues and today I undertook a shortish circular walk (known as the Dragonfly Walk) from the Anderton Boat Lift along what is known locally as the “Saltscape Trail.” The complete route is 6 miles … Continue reading

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Port Sunlight…… philanthropic industrialists vision

William Hesketh Lever (later Viscount Leverhulme) built Port Sunlight to house the workers at his soap factory, Lever Brothers, which eventually became the global giant, Unilever. The village holds a unique place in the history of urban planning and represents … Continue reading

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Delamere Forest Park………..not that impressed!

Having moved to Cheshire recently I am still in the process of exploring the area and in particular the wonderful countryside. One place that was recommended to me was Delamere Forest Park, a large wood near the town of Frodsham in … Continue reading

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The Trent and Mersey canal freezes over…….

It was mid afternoon with a clear sky and the sun on a downward curve in the West, so I decided to pay a visit to the local canal and do a little bit of exploring. On arriving at the … Continue reading

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