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Cromford Canal walk

Today I decided to enjoy the sunshine and walked along the canal from Whatstandwell to Cromford. I think it’s about 4 miles and I had a little picnic halfway :) It’s a very peaceful area, I could only hear the traffic and trains occasionally, and it’s very green and shady. 67 more words


Attractions very close to Darwin Forest Country Park

Having driven around 360 miles to get to Darwin Forest the Horsham Photographer looked locally for attractions to visit. Here are some of them:

Darwin Forest

Waterside Wanderings - Cromford Canal History

Taken from ‘CanalRoutes.net’ by Peter Hardcastle

The current site, CanalRoutes.net was launched in December 2011. The content of CanalRoutes.net is taken from the now non-operational site CanalRoutes.org which was operational from 1997 to 2007. 3,651 more words


Dukes Quarry

The other weekend we visited Dukes Quarry and the adjacent quarries at Whatstandwell. ¬†We’ve spent time here before, many years ago. ¬†Myself with work and together when we used to climb, not that we ever considered any of it suitable for climbing! 137 more words


How to make a header for your Flickr site

Using the Crop tool in Photoshop Elements 11, I created a letter-box shape from my original image, and then reduced the width of the letter box down to 2048 pixels across. 307 more words

The Erewash canal pt.4

So far along our journey we have traveled past the old and new industry’s of Long Eaton and Sandiacre. Come past the junctions of the… 1,160 more words


Grass snake

I think snakes are great so it was a special day the other weekend when I spotted a grass snake swimming in the Cromford canal. The treat got even better when the big female (well over a metre long) turned, swam towards me and then posed on this plank for a few seconds while I snapped away. 27 more words