Reddish Vale Country Park – January

Reddish Vale Country Park – January We took another very decent walk earlier in the week down to one of local haunts – Reddish Vale Country Park. All in all we walked about six miles or so on what was a pretty typical January day – so pretty cold but lovely and bright. The park […]

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Reddish Vale – a December walk

Robin red breast

Reddish Vale – a December walk Reddish Vale Country Park – a December walk. There’s never a bad time of year to have a wander around Reddish Vale county park and a crisp December morning was no exception.  I was there for around 9:30am or so and was a little surprised at how quiet it […]

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Fresh and crisp winter walking in the Tame Valley

Fresh and crisp winter walking in the Tame Valley It’s never too cold really to get out for a walk, and theres a lot to be said for getting out when the air is cold and crisp. Fortunately there have been a few mornings in the last week that were ideal for a morning walk. […]

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A surprise visit from a sparrowhawk

A surprise visit from a sparrowhawk In all the time we have lived where we do, we only recall a single previous visit from a sparrowhawk and that was actually earlier this year (see this post from the summer). So you can imagine that it was something of a surprise when my wife spotted a […]

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Autumn colours in black & white

Autumn colours in black & white It’s hard to beat the autumn colours and a recent walk along a local canal and conservation area highlighted again just how stunning the colours can be. For this photo’ set I have presented almost all of the pictures in black and white – maybe not to everyones taste, […]

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Back to Scotland and making the most of November – part two

Back to Scotland and making the most of November – part two Part two of the back to Scotland post features more images from our coastal walking (east coast in Berwickshire). If you missed Part One you can see it here – the weather and the walking were superb and our second day there saw […]

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Autumn wanderings along the water

Autumn wanderings along the water Family events and circumstances really have thrown our regular walking pattern into disarray, we will get back to old routines but the last few months have been pretty disrupted with one thing and another. Having said that we did manage to have quite a decent walk alongside the River Tame […]

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