Posts Tagged ‘Winter’

North of Lancaster you can take a path up to Caton, via Halton and Crook O’ Lune – You have to go under the brutal 60’s archetecture of the motorway bridge.

The graffiti was of varying quality but some of was great! – These were my two favourite pieces, though a third really interesting one had been partially paainted over with the slogan ‘this belongs on a canvas’ scrawled over it. Sad.

I’m a sucker for a bit of dereliction – sadly the light was horrific as I tried to get this in a bit more detail but never the less it’s another building that probably won’t be here this time next year.

Another building that could have been demolished but wasn’t is the remains of Halton station – 43 years since a train passed here though.

On the way back we diverted via the pleasingly frozen Lancaster canal

One of my favourite things about living here is the view of the castle from all around

but god knows why this is here and how did they get it out of the window? – The RSPCA should be informed!


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Hey, it’s not all post indie, bhangra and dancehall here y’know…

This was my first time at the annual firework display and if the experience of walking in a large crowd through darkened narrow streets arround the castle wasn’t medieval enough for me, I don’t know what would be. It’s amazing that this half hour display is free and all credit to the council and whoever else is involved cos it was pretty spectacular, even if there was a few ‘incidents’ of burning firework bits dropping into the crowd. I hope no-one was hurt.

Anyway, here’s a few pics for you.

and finally….


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