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Sketch Book

A compilation of pencil and charcoal sketches

My wonderfully talented sister

A snapshot of happiness

Art

Pennington Flash

Lovely area of water created by coal mining subsidence in Leigh, Lancashire. All manner of waterbirds and woodland varieties.  And only 10 minutes from my house :)

Birds

Hidden Histories: Fairfield, St. Helens Road, Leigh

This is my first post about an historic building in the town of Leigh, Greater Manchester (which borders the towns of Atherton, Tyldesley and Astley featured in other blog posts). 2,014 more words

History

Sawmill - 12 Gauge Lager

Leigh, a small coastal town to the north of Auckland is home to the Sawmill Brewery and a location that I’ve visited just the once having ‘freedom-camped’ the night in a Ford Escort van with three mates many years ago. 274 more words

Beer

Review: Leigh Meyering LeisureLeigh 2015

It was with eager anticipation this week, that I opened a bottle of Leigh Meyering’s Aromatic White Wine, LeisureLeigh. I had my first taste of the 2013 vintage of LeisureLeigh in 2014, shortly after joining… 635 more words

Wine

Pretoria Pit

I grew up in Leigh, a small mining town nestled snugly within the bosom of the Red Rose County of Lancashire. Both of my granddad’s and great-granddad’s were miners; my dad probably would have been too, were it not for my granddad insisting that he didn’t want that for his son. 903 more words

Poetry