Tag: Canal

The canal is my friend…so what.

  I wouldn’t ordinarily be on the canal in the dark because it is a rather scary place, however on this particular day I had walked in to Shipley and didn’t take in to account that it would be getting dark by the time I walked home…   But! I was brave and I didn’t

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The Piano Raft Man

                      ‘A raft of wood and forgotten debris, floats serenely on the canal. The ebb and flow softly lapping at the often used bath-tub boat. The smoke from the stove fills the air as you approach, you are greeted            

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Some walking, a steam train and the 1940’s

Some people are filled with dread when they hear the words “The in-laws are coming to stay” For me it’s the complete opposite. I adore Chris’ Mum. She is wonderful, we get on, we have a laugh and I really enjoy her company. So on the rare occasion that we do get to spend time

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Bingley Walking Festival 2017

What better way to spend a Bank Holiday Monday than with a stroll along the Leeds/Liverpool Canal in Bingley. Taking in the surrounding beauty along the way and of course the Five Rise Locks. The Family Walk was part of Bingley Walking Festival 2017. Walkers are definitely welcome in Bingley and there’s plenty of reasons to see why.

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Can(al) we all just get along?

  (Okay so my play on words in the title is not the best) I have mentioned my love of the Leeds/Liverpool Canal before I believe. Well just recently I have been discovering a love/hate relationship with said canal, although it’s not really the canal’s fault. Since my adventure of attempting to walk the length

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