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Easter Weekend Walk by the Lancaster Canal

It’s Easter Weekend. There are reports of huge queues of traffic on some roads near us as day-trippers head to the coast. So what better place to escape to this morning  than our local stretch of the Lancaster Canal. Two minutes into the walk, we came across a sign: TOWPATH CLOSED. Read more…

Houseboat canal narrowboats Hebden Bridge atop

Atop: Narrowboats with Things on Top

“Hebden Bridge: The Fourth Funkiest Town in the World”, was the description of this West Yorkshire market town in an edition of a British Airways in-flight magazine. If there are three places funkier than Hebden Bridge, then I’d love to see them. (Apparently they are: Daylesford in Australia,  Tiradentes in Read more…

Waterways 2: Our Local Stretch of the Lancaster Canal

Waterways 2: Our Local Stretch of the Lancaster Canal Some of you who have been following this blog for a while may have gathered that I love canals. I love the majestic settings of the these waterways in my home country of Scotland.  I have enjoyed exploring the the canals Read more…

Waterways 1. Canal and Towpaths of Hebden Bridge

Waterways 1. Canal and Towpaths of Hebden Bridge….. and barges and narrowboats and couple of ducks for good measure. I think know I’m going to like Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge as I can’t see that I’ll ever be stuck for stuff to post. I love walking in cities, so there’ll be Read more…

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