The Road to Wigan Pier: Walking to Leeds, Section 4

This time we’re going to be walking from Burscough, where we left off last week, all the way to Wigan. Though in fact our journey begins where it will end, at Wigan. (Now we’re walking a good way away from home we’re beyond local Liverpool transport and so are driving to where we’ll finish each […]

The Darkling

Out walking this Sunday late in November it feels as if the light of the day is already waning at just after one o’clock. I decide I’ll take some photographs for a blog post called ‘The Darkling.’ My long used phrase for this time of the year where the days are made up of progressively […]

The day after the clocks went back

No apologies for this, but I’ve spent another peaceful Sunday ambling around with my camera pointing at the autumn.As the clocks have gone back last night we’ve entered the time of the year where the light hours get more precious. Where those of us who are prone to depression anyway get more depressed if we […]

Outstanding Natural Beauty

The last morning of our stay here in Cornwall and it’s a sunny one. (It’s an old tradition of ours.) Also, Sarah’s brought her small tripod and sets her camera up for a photo of both of us here: And that’s just about it. We’ve loved being here in this outstandingly beautiful place, despite our […]

Cathy’s Walk

Commenting on the first of this week’s Cornwall blog posts, our friend Cathy Alderson had this to say: “My family are all living down there and our treat is to walk from St Uny church to St Ives, stopping at the Carbis Bay hotel for coffee en route. It’s got us through some horrendous times and should […]