Winter in Manchester – Doorstep Surprises

Is there anybody that doesn’t love a pleasant surprise? An early morning start in the winter landscape of suburban Manchester recently provided some unexpectedly pleasing photographic surprises. The forecast had been for extremely low temperatures and a morning ground frost so an early visit to the local woods seemed a worthwhile prospect. The parked cars in the street showed initial …

Mabon in Manchester – The Post Nobody will Read

Yesterday was Mabon, the autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, as the weather was fair it seemed sensible to get out with the camera and capture some scenes of autumn in Manchester. To keep the post relevant it needs publishly quickly, meaning posting on Sunday, which apparently contravenes traditional publishing advice. The reason; few people read websites at the weekend, …

Home-grown Exploration – Adventures around the Corner

“Some wish for adventure, some actively seek it, but the true adventurer is usually in the midst of them” This site is about travel and finding adventure and now I am going to make an exception and advise against travelling, well at least not too far, not beyond your own neighbourhood. Thinking about adventure often has our minds wandering too …