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Banbury and the Oxford Canal

Whilst travelling down to Oxford last week we decided to explore a little of the Oxford canal just north of Banbury. Unfortunately, the road we needed to take was closed off because of “police activity” and so we headed for … Continue reading

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A canal walk and a hearty “Guten Morgan”

Last Sunday morning I took a walk along the narrow canal in Uppermill, just outside of Oldham and nestling at the foot of the Pennines. The weather was warm and the surrounding countryside a lush green colour as I made … Continue reading

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Revisiting the National Waterways Museum

 Last year I visited the museum and promised myself I would return and this time take in a short trip on the canal. Considerable development on site has taken place, including the cottages that illustrate the changing living conditions for … Continue reading

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Brighouse Canal and Music Festival 2015

Expecting a wet and dull Sunday morning I was pleasantly surprised to be greeted by blue skies and warm temperatures, so having found out the day before that the Brighouse Canal and Music festival was taking place this weekend I … Continue reading

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Grey, damp December mornings…………………..

Took this photo the other day on my way to the bakery…………grim morning but wonderful reflections from the canal…………..

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Bingley 5 Rise Locks…………”a grand day out”

As it was such a lovely day I decided to have a day out with my camera and indulge my interest in the canals of this sceptered isle. One place I had heard so much about was the 5 Rise … Continue reading

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