Tag Archives: England

The Ship Inn at Lathom – Liverpool to Leeds Canal

Linking the major cities of Liverpool and Leeds in the UK, the Liverpool to Leeds Canal is the longest canal in Britain.  It is 127 miles in length and in its hey day was crucial for hauling coal and merchandise … Continue reading

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Manchester Christmas Market

I have been travelling to Liverpool-Manchester area for some 20 years now to visit Kerrie’s family and in that whole time we had never been into Manchester City.  Well Kerrie and I fixed that last weekend with a visit to … Continue reading

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Portobello Road – London

A walk down Portobello Road and its famous Market in the Notting Hill District of London was a lovely way for Kerrie and I to spend a Friday morning.  I have never been but have long wanted to stroll this … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Races – Martin Mere Wetland Centre

There was a little bit of resistance from the oldies as we loaded Aud and Bill into Wheelchairs to take them around the vast wetlands of Martin Mere. In the end I think they were glad we insisted as they … Continue reading

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Altrincham Market

A lovely place for coffee and lunch on a Sunday was the Altrincham Market. It was a pleasant stroll for Kerrie and I through the streets of Altrincham with Marion and family to catch-up with Kurt and Nicola at the … Continue reading

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Ormskirk – Kerrie’s Home Town

A 5:30am jog around Ormskirk, due to Jet Lag, was a beautifully peaceful way to explore this historic English Market Town in the heart of West Lancashire. Home of Audrey and Bill and where Kerrie largely grew up. The centerpiece … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Dales

A pleasant day in the Yorkshire Dales taking in the spectacular scenery, starting with the Ribblehead Viaduct, a beautiful railway bridge built between 1870 and 1875 and restored in between 1988 and 1991. Ribblehead Viaduct Around Yorkshire Dales The morning … Continue reading

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