Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Canadian

The Canadian is a luxurious 1950’s train complete with observation and dining cars. I travelled on this train a few years ago during my journey from Toronto to Vancouver .At a refuelling stop I took the opportunity to get off … Continue reading

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Lots of mud at Hayfield

Last Sunday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club when we visited Hayfield in the Peak District. The recent snow meant that conditions would be treacherous up on Kinder so all three groups settled for lower level walks. I chose … Continue reading

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Cairn on Twistleton Scar

This will be my entry in this weeks Monochrome Madness challenge run by Leanne Cole. It was taken on Twistleton Scar in the Yorkshire Dales. A beautiful circular walk with views of Ingleborough and Whernside.

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It’s a bit Parky in Parkgate !

After several days of rain, sleet and snow it was a change to wake up to blue skies and sunshine, however it was a bit ‘parky’ as we set out for our walk at Parkgate on the Wirral. Parky is … Continue reading

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Last night I was in an old churchyard. A ghostly figure was beckoning me towards her. I was terrified. Then I woke up. It had all been a bad dream. I blame it on too much red wine and cheese … Continue reading

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Windmill at Lacey Green

The windmill at Lacey Green can be found in the Chilterns near Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire. The windmill which dates from around 1650 is one of the oldest Smock Mills in the country. By 1970 it was in a bad … Continue reading

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