Longdendale from Woodhead, Dave Dunford (2004)

Seven Go Camping in Crowden

S.V’s night under the stars along with six others from Ewing School

As I write this entry, it is exactly thirty years since my last breakaway with a few fellows from Ewing School. In addition to the Middle Group’s annual holiday, yours truly with four other pupils (who left Ewing School the following month) had a weekend away in Crowden.

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A Call on the Fylde: The Shard Riverside Hotel

Inside a real gem on the banks of the River Wyre

Shard Bridge at dusk, Hambleton/Poulton-le-Fylde
The Shard Bridge at dusk, viewed from the outdoor seating area of the Shard Riverside Hotel, Hambleton, Lancashire.

I don’t leave the house as often as I should, for reasons besides work or following The Mighty Stalybridge Celtic®, but this time last week I had good reason. A very good reason as to why East of the M60 was quiet. Continue reading “A Call on the Fylde: The Shard Riverside Hotel”