Archive for the tag 'Shropshire'

… 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 [...]

8 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

After not quite making it to Attingham Park yesterday I was able to have an afternoon walk there today. I had been wavering in my intention, the weather was sunny with a few fluffy white clouds in the sky but it was rather windy. Was I in the mood for a windy walk?

I had to [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 7th 2019

First thing this morning the sun was shining tempting me to visit Attingham Park for a walk in the woodlands. Before going out on any adventure I had to wait in for a routine maintenance visit scheduled between 8.30 and 13.30.
The maintenance man arrived at around 10 am, but for some reason a job that [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 6th 2019

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