Browsing all posts in June, 2012.

Manchester Ship Canal with friends

A great trip was had by all via Mersey Ferries on the Manchester Ship Canal, where you sail (Snowdrop) from Salford Quays to Liverpool – really interesting and great commentary as to the history and sights. The boat, Snowdrop, is a beautiful old thing, very pleasant with indoor/outdoor areas for great views and two cafe/bars [...]

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Not long to the Scotland Coast To Coast

Well not long to the Scotland challenge that I intend undertaking… The details can be found at the following URL: http://www.scotlandcoasttocoast.com/ My team member is Mr Karl Shields and he is training linke mad, something that I am beginning properly now! So bike ride later today, and an early morning run tomorrow. Tweet

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Tired, but at least home is clean and the lawn mown…

Busy morning to say the least. Cleaned home, and mowed the lawn. Now to collect car, and get it washed. Such an exciting life I lead… And I also had a half hour business call as regards Russell Illsley with a mutal friend… That said the Waters Green is open until 3pm… Beer? Beer? Beer? [...]

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Parp… Plus Badgers…

Well it is Jubilee weekend and I really cannot be arsed, all I can think of is badgers. Why badgers? Nicola Walsh is a badger and can stand in for me in London at the Jubilee celebrations – bless her cotton socks, whilst bashing a couple of spoons together… Badgers are nocturnal – so am [...]

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A fine establishment in Chester – the Cross Keys

Hi all. I was in Chester yesterday and in between meetings popped into the centre and discovered a magnificent pub called the Cross Keys that serves a range of excellent Joule’s beers. Lovely reception from the landlord Dave Clarke, and delightful inside. If you can, do pop in and try the beer! A really warm [...]

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