Autumn watch along the Peak Forest canal

Early walk along the canal I posted recently about the autumn views I have been enjoying along the canal. I also recently wrote and posted some ‘different’ pictures from my autumn walks showing the work to clear and dredge the canal. Yesterday I was along the Peak Forest canal again. This time I was early […]

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Macclesfield Canal walk

New places to walk. We recently walked along a stretch of the Macclesfield canal in Stockport. The stretch that we walked on is only about 25 minutes away by car from where we live, but despite its proximity its a stretch of canal that is unfamiliar to us. Our walk along the Macclesfield canal started […]

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – Vale of Llangollen

For many years I have traveled past the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct when I have been on my bikes and when heading through Llangollen, onto the Horseshoe Pass and beyond, but in all those years I have never stopped to investigate it further. Last week however my wife and I drove there to meet my daughter her […]

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a polecat, a ferret and Rodneys car …

One of the great things about getting out in the fresh air and walking is that things are forever changing and there is always something different to see.  Having said that we didn’t expect to see a lady out walking her dog … and her polecat and ferret, nor did we expect to see a […]

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urban is ok …

As much as I love the colours on show when walking along the river or canal there is something to be said about looking at the urban and industrial landscape as well… it isn’t always unatractive

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