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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

108. Milford-on-Sea to Lymington

June 2012

Once again for this walk, I have a good coastal path. The drearily named “E9 European Long Distance Route” seems to end at Milford-on-Sea, but I have another coastal path which begins in Milford-on-Sea, the… 2,791 more words

Coast

Plus Size Outfit of the Day: Casual Regal

I love strapless maxi dress, especially semi-fitted ones. While some shy away from fitted, curve-defining styles, I find they work best for me (yes, despite my apple shape and visible belly outline). 84 more words

Plus Size

UFC on FOX 19: Teixeira vs Evans Betting Results

UFC on FOX 19: Teixeira vs Evans didn’t turn out as we had hoped. We went 1-3 on the day for a net loss of around 5.50 units. 554 more words

UFC

Jess Niederer named 2016 National Outstanding Young Farmer

It was with a great sense of honor that Jess accepted the award from the Outstanding Farmers of America. Candidates are nominated from all across the country, and a panel of judges selects winners based on progress in their agricultural career, soil and water conservation, and service to their community, state, and nation. 42 more words

Chickadee Creek Farm

A writing hero

One of my favourite authors when I was young was K.M. Peyton… or so I thought but when I looked up information about her, following a review I read in the papers today of her latest novel, ‘Wild Lily’, I discovered that I must have come to her later, when I was an adult; she was born in 1929, and published some books during the 1950’s and 60’s, but I haven’t read any of them… so it must have been the ‘Flambards’ or the ‘Pennington’ novels which I first read. 351 more words

Books