Meg's Shelton's Boulder witch Fylde Hag Woodplumpton Lancashire village churchyard

The Witch is Escaping from her Grave! Quick, get a Boulder!

“The Witch is Escaping from her Grave! Quick, get a Boulder!” Now, whilst these might not be the exact words spoken on that fateful day in 1705 when Meg Shelton, the Fylde Witch, escaped from her grave for the SECOND time, someone must have said something like it. Meg Shelton, aka Read more…

A Very Musical Chair

This Very Musical Chair was, and probably still is, in the oldest surviving Music Hall IN THE WORLD.     I discovered  Glasgow’s Britannia Panopticon Music Hall a couple of years before I left Glasgow. It is being painstakingly restored by enthusiasts who also put on regular Saturday afternoon shows in Read more…

The Shard: The Tallest Building in London

The Shard which is the  tallest building in London features in my post for this week’s Black & White Challenge: Large Subjects The first picture, taken at dusk, shows The Shard in juxtaposition to Borough Market. Both buildings are in the London borough of Southwark. The Shard is a beautiful site to Read more…

The Original Hamburgers

The Original Hamburgers Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Events has provided me with another amusing wander down an undiscovered lane on the Information Highway. A kind gentleman who collected all sorts of unusual things once let me loose with my camera in his garden when he saw me peering over his fence. Read more…

Fire Engine House

What’s not to like about these bright red doors of the old fire station in the nearby village of Singleton?  (Even the fact that it now functions as an electricity sub-station doesn’t much detract from their magic). I think I need to do some digging to see if I can Read more…

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