Category: Canals

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Glasson Dock Yacht Rock

I’ve never posted a link to this stuff before, mostly because although this website is almost 20 years old, I’ve always been slow on the uptake, even as I’ve been ahead of the curve....

Spitfires on the Line. 12

Spitfires on the Line.

I’m in the middle of making a short series for Radio Four with producer Mary Ward-Lowery about a series of journeys we’re taking along the line drawn by Prof. Danny Dorling of Sheffield University...

Dreadful inexcusable blunder. 3

Dreadful inexcusable blunder.

I’m sitting at my computer holding my head in my hands, groaning, rending my garments and so on. This coming Sunday sees the broadcast of the second episode of the series I’m currently doing...

Lock Keepers Inn 2

Lock Keepers Inn

On a beautiful afternoon in September last year, my Beloved and I, together with her six year old daughter, strolled along a canalised section of the River Lagan in South Belfast to where one...

That’s what being an enthusiast is all about 6

That’s what being an enthusiast is all about

Yesterday, finding myself with a few hours to kill in Warwick, and in need of a breath of fresh air, I went for a walk up the flight of 21 locks at Hatton. I’ve...