Archive for the tag 'Shropshire'

A couple of days ago a local lady member of the #walk1000miles challenge led a fascinating history walk around Telford Town Park and beyond, not to mention the secret watery delights hidden just out of sight.
I enjoyed meeting my fellow Badgers (participants of the #walk1000miles challenge) and it was an added bonus to have a [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 23rd 2020

I walked a different route to one of my local pools and once there I noticed that the Heron was sitting on one of his usual perches, surveying the pool. Every now and then he would fly over the ducks and geese, chasing them away before landing on the edge of the pool. Back and [...]

23 Comments CherryPie on Jan 8th 2020

… of the cooling towers

On Friday I climbed the Wrekin Hill, as did many other local people. The Wrekin was a good vantage point to watch the controlled demolition of the iconic cooling towers that have been prominent in the Ironbridge Gorge since the 1960s.
I am sad to see them go, they were part of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2019

Yesterday Mr C and I had an afternoon in Ironbridge so that I could photograph the iconic cooling towers from Dale End Park. They are scheduled for demolition at the end of this week. I wasn’t the only one taking photos, many others had the same idea. I could tell that some of the photographers [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 3rd 2019

Followed by ‘fine dining’ on the patio…

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 10th 2019

First thing this morning I went in to the upstairs room where my computer is situated. I needed to charge my mobile phone.
Movement in the garden distracted me. The light rain had enticed my garden birds out of their perching places. My upstairs retreat is the perfect place to watch and enjoy my garden birds. [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2019

Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 2nd 2019

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