Springtime Came Yesterday and Left Again Today

Yesterday was Springtime. I know this because a butterfly told me. It was the first butterfly we’ve seen in the garden this year. The battered condition of this Small Tortoiseshell is a testament to its having survived the winter. I suspect that today it has gone back into whatever warm Read more…

Visitors Centre Brockholes LWT Preston Floating

A Winter Walk around Brockholes Nature Reserve

A Winter Walk around Brockholes Nature Reserve A couple of weeks ago we visited Brockholes, a local nature reserve, on a frosty afternoon. Our walk started from the Floating Visitors’ Centre.  Yes Floating ! 400 tonnes of wood and concrete float on a pontoon in the middle of the lake. Read more…

Knott End Ferry Fleetwood Wyre Lancashire transport public

Public Transport: Black & White Challenge

Two very different examples of local public transport for this week’s Black & White Challenge. The first shows the Ferry across the River Wyre which carries pedestrians and cyclists between  Knott End and Fleetwood. Its timetable is determined by the tide times and, for all that it is well used Read more…

Yellow Doors

Had a problem today uploading files onto WordPress, so possibly a bit late with this post for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge .  Whenever we go in to town we like to park the car down by the river and walk up through the old part of the town centre. (I say Read more…

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