Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bolton Abbey

I can’t believe that it is almost the end of April. I am sheltering behind a dry stone wall on Barden Moor trying to keep myself and my sandwiches dry while I eat my lunch. It is only a fine … Continue reading

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Formby Sand Dunes.

The brief spell of fine weather and bright sunshine prompted me to go for a walk through Formby Sand dunes. The whole range of dune types can be seen, from the shifting dunes along the shoreline with marram grass to … Continue reading

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The weather has finally warmed up so this afternoon I went for a walk along the Sefton Coastline. My aim was to see if I could find any sign of the Natterjack Toads but when I reached their breeding ponds … Continue reading

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I planned this walk to coincide with the flowering of the Bluebells in Fairy Glen but this year Spring has been delayed due to the bad weather. I believe it is due to start on 17th May. Nevertheless we set … Continue reading

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Panorama from Sour Howes.

My print ‘Panorama from Sour Howes’ won the Colour Print of the year competition at my local camera club. It actually started out as two images that I stitched together using the software in ZoomBrowser EX. The two images were … Continue reading

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Yesterday I went out walking with my local rambling club, Crosby CHA. Our destination was Coniston and I did the “B” walk led by Ray McNamara. From the village we walked up past the Sun Hotel to take the path … Continue reading

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