Portrait of Blackpool – Winter on the Fylde Coast

My hometown of Blackpool is a caricature of the traditional Lancashire seaside resort; sticks of rock, garbage covered, crowded beaches at the merest hint of sun, booze fuelled parties and miles of amusement arcades. Families used to traipse around from one attraction to the other in the height of summer, these are in decline now however. The drunken stag and …