Wind in the Willows Mr Toad Brockholes

Smile on Saturday: Mr Toad and his Friends.

Mr Toad and Friends go Birdwatching. I went for a wander around a local nature reserve, Brockholes, a couple of weeks ago.  I had decided NOT to take photographs and simply enjoy observing the wildlife. I made point of leaving my camera at home and took only binoculars. However, the photographer in Read more…

AMBLESIDE: Lake Windermere

An Autumn Day in Ambleside.

Blue Skies and Sunshine….. ……..for a few short hours on Saturday in the Lake District. Now that we are well into autumn we jump at every opportunity to get out on a sunny day. We are so lucky to have the Lake District about a one-hour drive away. (It used Read more…

Savick House Lancaster canal bridge 13 Preston Lancashire walk towpath

From Haslem Park to the Last Whistle Café.

Lancaster Canal: Bridges 13 – 17 On a Bank Holiday Monday there is no better place to be than the towpath on a quiet stretch of the Lancaster Canal.  OK, so there might be a narrowboat or two, and perhaps some fishermen and maybe even a few dog-walkers.  Nothing to Read more…

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