VILLAGE LIFE: The Post Office, Christmas, Lancashire , crib

Smile on Saturday: Our Village in December.

Smile on Saturday: Village Life We have only one shop in our village. Last Saturday afternoon lots of us locals gathered here to sing Christmas carols. The vicar blessed the crib, the Christmas tree lights were switched on, after which we sang a few more carols. We were accompanied by Read more…

Down the Lane

Our Village Lanes

Around our Village This morning’s walk started at our front door and took us along some of the many lanes around here. Because it’s so close to home I’ve not thought of this route as a real “walk” before, more like an hour’s “functional exercise”. But just because it’s literally Read more…

Waterways 2: Our Local Stretch of the Lancaster Canal

Waterways 2: Our Local Stretch of the Lancaster Canal Some of you who have been following this blog for a while may have gathered that I love canals. I love the majestic settings of the these waterways in my home country of Scotland.  I have enjoyed exploring the the canals Read more…

A Hidden Door

My choice of image this week for Norm’s Thursday Doors is the entrance to this cottage in the village of Scorton in The Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England. Scorton meaning ‘farmstead near a ditch or ravine’ is a village in the parish of Nether Wyresdale, along the road from Garstang. Read more…

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