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Birdlife along the River Weaver

Since I moved to Cheshire from West Yorkshire a couple of years ago I have spent many a happy hour wandering along the banks of the Trent / Mersey canal and the River Weaver, both of which are about a … Continue reading

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Arley Hall Re-opens to the Public

One of my favourite venues for taking photographs is Arley Hall which is about a twenty minute drive from where I live and just off the M56 motorway. For the last ten weeks it has been closed to the public … Continue reading

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Deer at Dunham……….up close and personal

Last Sunday I went for a walk through the grounds at Dunham Park. It was early and so the place was relatively quiet (lots of fun runners about taking advantage of the nice weather though). Having parked the car I … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts About 2016……………..

As I sit here on the 1 January 2017 I have time to reflect on some of the important events of the last year:- The sad passing of my father in law after a series of serious illnesses, but it … Continue reading

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A winter morning ramble at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Beautiful clear sky, temperature just above freezing point so it is obvious that this is the recipe for an early morning walk around the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. So well wrapped up and with trusty camera in hand I set out … Continue reading

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Early December morning at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

There are times when you sometimes take for granted the beauty of the landscape about you, and it is often when I visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park that this is brought home to me with real impact. With such a … Continue reading

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Heron on the river………..

Decided to get a little exercise as it was a lovely afternoon and the temperature had risen from 2c yesterday to 14c today, in fact it was more like a balmy spring day than nearly mid December. I usually walk … Continue reading

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I’m just singing in the rain……………..in Vilnius (or six days of virtual non stop inclement weather)

At the beginning of October I returned to Vilnius with my friend and colleague Mike (who had not visited for a couple of years because of illness) and we were both looking forward to visiting some of our old haunts, … Continue reading

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Lakeside Walk at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yesterday morning was a bit foggy and grey initially but the forecast was for the weather to improve with some sunshine forecast around lunchtime. With this in mind, I set off on the twenty-five minute drive to the park and … Continue reading

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Canal Walks…….Hebden Bridge to Todmorden

With glorious weather forecast for today I decided to continue with my exploration of the canal paths of West Yorkshire. Todays walk (number four in the series) would be from Hebden Bridge to Todmorden (which can never make its mind … Continue reading

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