Tag Archives: Manchester

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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Fog comes to the Colne Valley

Yesterday I drove the thirty five miles to Manchester with the specific aim of getting my Pentax camera repaired. It was only on arriving in the city and parking up I realised I had put the wrong camera in my … Continue reading

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Welcome to Manchester…………..I don’t think!

Yesterday I drove to Manchester to meet my daughter for coffee and as I always do I slung my camera around my shoulder (Pentax K50) with the hope of getting some interesting photographs of the city. I parked up near … Continue reading

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Contrasts……………..

The above photograph was taken at sunrise over Golcar in West Yorkshire whilst the one below was taken mid-morning from the outskirts of Bury looking across to manchester

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Elbow………The Best and Most Creative Band in the world

In the last few years I have become a great admirer of the band Elbow who produce songs of melodic inventiveness and lyrical simplicity (but beauty) that has not been heard since the heyday of the Beatles. From the anthemic … Continue reading

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The Heart of Industrial Manchester

I had parked my car just outside the old Strangeways Prison and was walking into the centre of Manchester from its poorer relation of Salford (although it aspires to be much more). It was a fine winters morning and I … Continue reading

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Music of Transcendental Beauty……The Russian Patriarchate Choir of Moscow

On Sunday evening I had the pleasure of attending a concert given by the above choir at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and it was an evening of utter beauty of sound. They made music that filled the hall and … Continue reading

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