St Annes Fountain

Thought I was going to have to miss out on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week as I couldn’t find anything in the archives  which I could even pretend was a Fountain.  Then Hey Presto, today we drove to the nearby seaside town of St Annes to see if there Read more…

The End of the Pier

Sadly it soon will be the end of this wonderful 115-year old Victorian pier in Colwyn Bay.   There are notices of its pending demolition posted on lampposts along the promenade. Various schemes to save it have failed and court actions have been lost.  Ironically, the adjacent beaches on either side Read more…

Red and Black

Victorian style wrought iron shelter with 21st century perspex windows and all newly painted for the coming season (though I think they missed a bit on the roof though it’s almost  “symmetrically missed”)

Grange-over-Sands

Grange was a  fishing village until the Victorian era when the arrival of the railway made it a popular resort. The “over-Sands” suffix was added in the late 19th or early 20th century by the local vicar who was fed up with his post going to Grange in Borrowdale. Today Read more…

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