Wrecks of Skippool Creek

In its heyday¬† in the 1600 and 1700’s, Skippool and its sister port of Wardleys (across the creek) handled more cargo than Liverpool. Russian boats brought flax and cotton for the mills, boats from Africa carried guano to be used for fertilizer, and rum, tobacco and sugar came in from Read more…

Colours of Skippool Creek

Second chapter of my homage to Skippool Creek, this time focusing on colours. Oh, there’s plenty still to come from yesterday’s jaunt there – we still have to admire the wrecks, the patterns in the mud, the nice new shiny yachts – but that’s for the next rainy day. Today…..let Read more…

Signs of Skippool Creek

Going to Skippool Creek is like going back in time, but not to anywhere I’ve ever seen the likes of before. Its like I would imagine a Twilight Zone to be, but in a good way. I love the place and it’s certainly great for photography. There are small boats Read more…

A day at the seaside

Brrrrrrr!!! Fresh air, exercise, coffee, a pastry or two …….. first stop Lytham and then onto the seafront at Cleveleys. When the sea defences were repaired recently,a grant was secured at the same time to regenerate the coast through the Arts. The “Cleveleys Mythological Coastline” is part of a national Read more…

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