View from the PamCam: Bike Ride


A different view from the PamCam today - a still taken from my new helmet camera which I acquired recently. View from the PamCam - HelmetCam 1 This is the road that leads out of the Boggart Hole Clough from the lake towards Charlestown Road. I didn't notice on the way in that these potholes …

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A Beautiful Spring Day


It has been a lovely Spring day here today full of blue skies, chilly air and lovely crocuses growing up out of the grass everywhere. It was such a lovely day that it would have been a shame to waste it, so we went for a bike ride this afternoon. It is the first time …

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The Last Post


It was my pleasure and privilege to play the Last Post and Reveille on Sunday not once, but twice. The first time I played was for my church as we observed the silence at 11am with the rest of our country, and then later in the afternoon at a Service of Remembrance at the Angel …

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My Hometown – Blackley


Let me introduce you to my hometown – Blackley. It’s a small area of Manchester around 3 miles north from the city centre. There are about 11,000 people living in Blackley and there are two main roads running through it; Victoria Avenue, running roughly east-west from Heaton Park, and Rochdale Road which runs roughly north …

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