More early spring wandering along the River Tame

More early spring wandering along the River Tame A post of few words.  This blog post is another ‘picture post’ and includes a couple of sets of photographs from recent walks along the Tame Valley. Perhaps of interest in this post are the pictures of parakeets – an increasingly common sight in the UK. There […]

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Pictures from an amble along the River Tame

Another day another walk Like almost everybody else I’ll be glad when the current lockdown restrictions are eased and we can travel a little further afield.  Although I am really looking forward to some sort of return to something that feels like normality and despite walking pretty much the same routes many many times before […]

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A week along the river – walking in the Tame Valley

A week along the river Another week of decent walking despite some dodgy and cold weather. I tend to take the view there is never really the wrong weather but there is sometimes the wrong gear. Despite this past week having been bitterly cold at times with biting easterly winds, a fair amount of rain, […]

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Winter walking along the River Tame

Winter walk I don’t think I will ever get bored of walking along any of my regular routes. Todays six mile stroll first along the Peak Forest canal and then down through a part of the Tame Valley was no different. Plenty to see Although a walk along the Peak Forest canal and in the […]

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Winter walks along the river Tame

Always the same and always different As much as there is to be said about walking in different places and in taking different routes, I would have to say, that one of the things I have enjoyed over the years is taking a familiar route along the river and canal on a regular basis and […]

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Heron watching along the Peak Forest Canal

Heron watching There are in excess of 60 different recognized species of heron. Sometimes they are known as egrets or bitterns, but this is mainly because they are either mainly white of their plumes are more decorative.  Wandering along our local stretch of the  Peak Forest canal can be ideal for watching the herons and […]

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