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A Child's Vision of Cannock Chase

Quarrelling voices rise through floorboards
warped by age and shifting subsoil
muffled rearrangements
transmuting bedrock to deceitful quicksand.

Fever waxes humid and flickering sleep
conjures a scene in monochrome. 93 more words


Behind the Scenes in the Stores

On this very cool, damp August morning, I took the chance, as your Blogger-in-Residence this month, to ask Yvonne, who is the Collections Officer, to show me what really goes on behind the locked doors of the museum stores. 371 more words

Hednesford People

100 years on we remember Passchendaele's fallen

“One hundred years ago today the third battle of Ypres began. At ten to four in the morning, less than five miles from here, thousands of men drawn from across Britain, France and the Commonwealth attacked German lines. 384 more words


You can at Cannock

I’ve been a bit negative about Cannock on Instagram and on Facebook, calling parts of it a little boring and dull. In my video above I even said I hated it for starters. 428 more words


A Holiday by the Oxford Canal

I am currently sneaking my way back to blighty to surprise the squeeze.  I think I have got away with it so far but that first flight was 10 hours.   263 more words

Goose Freckles

Remembering the Chase

I must have been there hundreds of times. In years gone by I would go there two or three times a day. For those of you thinking ” Aye Aye, he doesn’t even own a dog” , I had far too many opportunities to mountain bike before my broken back and lack of talent accident.   448 more words

#HoundsOfCannock J17

Today me and Mom went up to Cannock Chase for a greyhound tweet up! It was a fabulous day as always and we all had a lovely day! 44 more words