Category Archives: out and about

Poppy Madness

London has been filled with visitors all looking into the dried up moat of an ancient royal palace. The poppies commemorate the First World War. It’s the 100th anniversary of the beginning of that war this year. This was the … Continue reading

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Summer’s almost gone

Summer’s almost gone. Its been a busy one for the two of us. We took some time out to go somewhere we’d always wanted to go, Cambridge Folk Festival. A wonderful place despite being very white and middle class. You … Continue reading

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Since that day….

Life has gone on as usual really. We have a couple of friends staying with us who found themselves between homes for a couple of weeks. That’s bee fun, like having the tidying pixies move in! My wife is worried … Continue reading

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Hell on wheels

We got through the weekend. We went to the pictures, The X-men, Days of Future Past. (Wasn’t that an album by the Moody Blues?) and, for the joy of it, the roller rink.

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At last…

Anyone who was in Liverpool city centre on Saturday afternoon will have seen a strange little parade as we made our way, followed by our friends and family, from St George’s Hall to the restaurant for our wedding breakfast. The … Continue reading

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The Cut

An old fashioned term for the canal. We went for a little stroll along the Leeds Liverpool between Lathom and Newburgh this morning with 90 or so close friends. The parish council annual walking festival complete with historical talk from … Continue reading

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The long walk ….to Sheffield

You may wonder where we’ve been as I’ve not written for a while but its been quite a year. We’ve had a family ┬ábereavement and a redundancy to cope with but mainly we’ve been focussing on this little project. The … Continue reading

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