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Canal Walk, Todmorden to Littleborough……………

  I had taken a break from my canal walks of late, but I thought that with the improved weather it was time to resume them. The next stage was Todmordern to Littleborough, a distance of just 6 miles, setting … Continue reading

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Todmorden turning into another Hebden Bridge?

Originally posted on Mike the Psych's Blog:
My fellow blogger Kindadukish told me about a new cafe he’d found which he thought was worth a visit for our weekly “business meetings”. I had a look online and it looked…

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Beer restaurant on Gedimino pr. in Vilnius …. plus ça change

Originally posted on Man patinka Lietuva:
One of the first restaurants we visited in Vilnius over 10 years ago was the beer restaurant on Gedimino pr. not far from the cathedral square. You couldn’t miss it with the statue in the…

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Golcar Lily Day 2017……….a village celebration

Yesterday was Golcar Lily Day in the village I live in here in West Yorkshire, perched on top of the Pennine Hills. So what is the story behind the villages association with “Lily?” ‘LILY’ has long been associated with the … Continue reading

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Its Bluebell time at Hardcastle Crags

I was up at 6.30 this morning and was greeted with a clear blue sky and the sun slowly rising in the East. I decided to make the most of the morning and set out for Hardcastle Crags at just … Continue reading

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Bluebells along the canal………….

  The weather forecast for today was grey skies, overcast with possibly a hint of rain, as it turned out it was blue skies with cotton wool clouds and a bit of a breeze. So taking advantage of the weather … Continue reading

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Berlin Philharmonic……….where are the women?

Every year about this time I receive an e-mail inviting me to look at the forthcoming season of concerts by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. I have visited Berlin and attended one of their concerts and I have made it clear … Continue reading

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