It was a Good Friday

It was good to get away from all the Easter holiday buzz by driving a couple of miles to the local canal. All work seemed to have been abandoned, along with yesterday’s pint-pot tea mugs, a tractor and  some homemade onion chutney and free range eggs for sale with an Read more…

Saturday Market

Trip to Preston’s Saturday Market today was prompted by adverts promising a “Vintage /Retro Extravaganza”.  Whilst the word “extravaganza” might have been nudging the boundaries of Advertising Standards, there was a fair bit to see and a great deal of good humour. Today’s blog pics were taken in the open Read more…

Saturday Afternoon in Lytham

Took advantage of a window of sunshine today. Blue sky, what a treat! And no rain! But with the ground underfoot still  wet, a country walk wasn’t too good an idea so what better than a stroll  along the prom, prom, prom in the town described on its welcome sign Read more…

Canal at Catforth

First half decent walk of the year with lots of signs of Spring noticeable. Saw a female mallard with a couple of ducklings, a pair of swans nest-building and several butterflies (small tortoiseshells, a peacock and a white), most of which looked pretty battered so they must have been last Read more…

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