Autumn Dunham Massey National Trust

Autumn Dunham Massey National Trust I don’t think we have ever been to Dunham Massey and been disappointed with our visit. It’s a terrific National Trust property located close to Altrincham in Greater Manchester. Last time we were there was a few months ago in July. Parkland, gardens and more Walking at Dunham is a […]

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An enjoyable Autumn walk at Reddish Vale Country Park

An enjoyable Autumn walk at Reddish Vale Country Park One of our local parks is the Country Park at Reddish Vale.  For one reason or another it’s been a few months since we were last there  but we remedied that earlier in the week. It’s near enough to where we live and in fact is […]

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Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 5)

Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 5) In part Part 4 of this Ireland blog set, I wrote about our time in Kenmare and visits that included Gleninchaquin Park, the Healy Pass, Dingle and Clogher Strand on the Dingle Peninsular. This post sees us get to the end of our trip to Ireland […]

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Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 4)

Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 4) In Part 3 I wrote about our time in Donegal and our journey down to Kenmare in County Kerry. Kenmare wasn’t completely new to me as I been there earlier in the year when I had travelled by motorcycle and stayed in the town for a […]

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Crisp autumn morning along the canal

Crisp autumn morning along the canal The last couple of posts on here have been from our recent trip to Ireland and with one thing and another we’ve pretty busy since we came back. I’m hoping to get the Ireland set finished and posted up by the end of next week, but in the meantime […]

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Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 2)

Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 2) In Part 1 of this Blog I wrote about our stay in Larne in Northern Ireland and some of the terrific places we visited. If you missed reading about our time there, clicking here will take you directly to Part 1. We had spent three nights […]

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Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 1)

Holiday in Ireland/Tour Ireland by car – (Part 1) Readers of the Blog will know I have been in Ireland a few times this year (2022). The first trip (that you can read about here) was in June when I took the Stena Line ferry from Holyhead to Dublin and travelled around some wonderful places […]

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Another trip to the glorious Emerald Isle

Another trip to the glorious Emerald Isle I’m just back from a terrific couple of weeks across the water in Ireland. Regular visitors will know that this year I have made a couple of trips to Ireland on one of my motorbikes. The first was back in June when I travelled to Dublin and then […]

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Visiting Arnside & Leighton Moss

Visiting Arnside & Leighton Moss The last time we had been at Arnside together was in August 2020, and we managed to make it back there in Spring of this year. It’s only now in September that I have had chance to get this blog post sorted. A little bit overdue Arnside really is a […]

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Swallows nesting and feeding

Swallows nesting and feeding The last time I posted pictures of swallows was after we had taken a walk down the River Weaver and see them at the Vale Royal locks. Just a few days ago my wife caught sight of swallows swooping to and from a nest high up the side of a local […]

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