Winter Walk around Astbury

From my house I can have a lovely walk along footpaths to Astbury Garden centre. This late December morning was perfect being frosty with low bright light casting long shadows. This is open space off Thirlmere Ave. Stubble left by a sweetcorn crop on the footpath from old Padgbury lane. Then over the footbridge of Loachbrook and … Continue reading Winter Walk around Astbury

Eco Musical Motifs

Whilst organising to visit my younger son and his fiancé’s new house in Stafford  I browsed the nearby Cannock Chase Forest area where they will have a forest wedding next year. On the site I discovered that there would be a musical composition installation called ‘Living Symphonies’. As it looked interesting we decided to investigate. It was a beautiful … Continue reading Eco Musical Motifs


‘Are you going to Scarborough Fair……….?’ I went for a few days in July to romanticise and reminisce. The last time I stayed was 20 years ago when Tony and I planned a holiday round a visit to the Stephen Joseph Theatre after seeing an Alan Ayckbourn play ‘Way upstream’ at the New Vic Theatre … Continue reading POETRY IN SCARBOROUGH