Tag Archives: Blackley

An Autumn Walk


I went on a walk with my husband today round our local park, Heaton Park in North Manchester. I have loved this park since childhood. It was my old stomping ground and I enjoyed walking, cycling and sledging round it … Continue reading

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Bikers, Bells and Band


It has been one of “those” days today. You know the ones, where randomness happens throughout the day and you just have to shake your head and say, “well, that was a bit good!” Well my day has been a … Continue reading

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3 Things


Just a little something to get my bloggy head on again! If you fancy joining me please copy and paste my post into your own (new) post, and replace my answers with your own. If you’d like to let me … Continue reading

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Share Your World


I am taking part in Cee’s “Share Your World” meme this week, and you’ll find my answers below. If you would like to join in too, click the picture and you will be taken to Cee’s host site. Welcome aboard! … Continue reading

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W is for Weather


It’s day “W” on the Blogging from A-Z challenge, and we have arrived at the biggest obsession my country has and that is the WEATHER. If you saw my blog yesterday you will have seen the photographs I took in … Continue reading

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I is for Irk


We have reached day 9 of the Blogging from A-Z challenge, and today is letter “I”. I have chosen to share with you some memories and a bit of historical detail about the River Irk.  The River Irk forms the … Continue reading

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Misty Morning


Mist and fog hit Manchester early this morning. Here is the view from the main road near my house on the way to church at 9am:   And this is what St Peter’s in Blackley village looked like in the … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 24th November


FOR TODAY Outside my window… Blackley is settling down for the night under wintry skies and a temperature of minus 1 degree Celsius. All’s quiet on the main road (no sirens yet tonight) and all the neighbours seem to home … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 23rd June


FOR TODAY – 23rd June (my husband’s birthday) Outside my window… grey skies, drizzly rain, dusk is falling. My garden is showing promise with several peony heads burgeoning and about to burst forth. I am thinking… about a lot of … Continue reading

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The First Nowell


http://fbcdn-video-a.akamaihd.net/cfs-ak-ash4/v/717572/326/10151307895003363_27181.mp4?oh=d142589ec091ce9f45caae48054b87a9&oe=50DD134A&__gda__=1356730773_ee3b7a1138ae4b5af96123beb22f6a3c This is Kevin, myself, Ethan and Sam playing outside St Peter’s Church on Christmas morning. We played before and during the service too, but this was the only piece that was filmed. I hope you like it!

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