Walking Hadrian’s Wall

6 Jun

On Friday, May 27, Jasper and I left the house at five-fifteen to catch a six-eleven train to Carlisle. We took the bus from there to Bowness on Solway to begin walking at three pm. Slideshow here …

Rother Valley in bloom

10 May

1952-1970: amid stiff competition the Rother of my boyhood and youth was the filthiest river in South Yorkshire. While the Don was home, below its oil slicks and sludge yellows, to a hardy stickleback or two, the Rother was officially … Read More »