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Annandale Distillery…………..Scottish whisky (just!)

On my recent visit to the Lake District it was suggested that I make a foray across the border to visit the Annandale Distillery (given my interest in whisky) which is the most southerly whisky distillery in Scotland. It is … Continue reading

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A grey day in the Lakes……not to mention the two RAF Tornado jets!

Paid a flying visit to the Lake District yesterday and was greeted by grey skies, very low cloud and pretty poor light. Nevertheless, even in such poor conditions it is still difficult not to be impressed by the majesty of … 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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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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Vilnius re-visted…………..

After a gap of eighteen months I made my thirty something trip back to Vilnius in April 2016. I had been invited to do a presentation to the HR Group at the Danish Chamber of Commerce (thank you Finn for … Continue reading

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Glorious Gloucestershire……and a wonderful Stroud Market

Stroud is a market town in Gloucestershire, and it is the main town in Stroud District. Situated below the western  escarpment of the Cotswold Hills  at the meeting point of the Five Valleys, the town is noted for its steep streets, independent … Continue reading

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A short visit to Cumbria………..and no, not the Lake District!

Recently paid a very short visit to the count of Cumbria in Northern England which is most famous for the tourist area of the Lake District and has to be said one of the “jewels in the crown” of all … Continue reading

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