…a gorgeous detour home from a night in Liverpool, through the Mersey Tunnel and over to The Wirral. Fabulous big, blue sky and no-one around for miles. A perfect mini, mini break 🙂 That’ll do us nicely until we’re back in Copenhagen later this month.
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Christmas is always a beautiful time of the year to head up north. Whether it’s crisp & sunny, blowing a snowy blizzard or foggy & atmospheric, we’re always guaranteed good shots, photo-wise, simply because it’s such a photogenic part of the country. Here’s what we saw this Christmas… Cold, bracing and beautiful. A lovely way […]
“Certainly Manchester is the most wonderful city of modem times.“ From “Coningsby” by Benjamin Disraeli, 1844. And how very, very true. A city which never stops changing and growing and developing, but always beautiful. A city which easily mixes different architectural styles, with crumbling remnants of the past, still sitting alongside brand new glass structures. […]
We’ve just been catching up on Happy Valley, the acclaimed BBC drama with Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran and Steve Pemberton, set in West Yorkshire. It is brilliant drama (although said with fingers crossed, as it’s the last episode tonight & sometimes final episodes are the weakest), but what I’ve loved about it are the locations. […]
Weather-wise, our Christmas journey north didn’t start off too well. Howling gales & lashing rain – awful driving weather, but probably a quite typical English Xmas drive on the M62 & A1… However, Boxing Day saw a real change in the weather and so a trip to the coast was in order, but not before […]
As beautiful as the iconic L.S.Lowry paintings of Salford are, thankfully it’s no longer quite this grim up north. Wonder what Lowry would make of the regeneration of Salford Quays? Planning a visit to Salford, Media City or Manchester? Check out The Lowry Hotel located on the banks of the River Irwell in the Chapel […]