Monthly Archives: March 2016

Crosby Rambling Club visits Llangollen

At the weekend I was in Llangollen with my local rambling club and joined the ‘A’ party walk led by Roger. We set off along the towpath of the Llangollen canal and after about a mile we left the canal … Continue reading

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A walk to the Singing Ringing Tree.

My walk this week was up on the West Pennine Moors where I visited the Singing Ringing Tree. The Singing Ringing Tree is a Panopticon situated on the moors overlooking Burnley. Designed by the architect Tonkin Liu, ‘Singing Ringing Tree’ … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Yesterday was a beautiful day. Not only was it bright and sunny, it was my birthday, so to celebrate I went for a walk along the coast. I walked my usual route from the coastguard station at Crosby and after … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Witches.

Last Monday I was out in Lancashire to do a reccee for Crosby Rambling Club. Our route would climb Pendle Hill which will always be associated with Witchcraft. The trials of the Pendle Witches in 1612 are among the most … Continue reading

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Big skies over Cannock Chase.

Last weekend I was down in the Midlands visiting relatives and did a short walk over Cannock Chase.This was close to where I was born and it was where I first discovered the joys of rambling over 60 years ago. It … Continue reading

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