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June 19th 2018

We went for a walk from Aberystwyth including a jaunt up Constitution Hill. We might have used the Cliff Railway but we found it ‘closed until further notice’. 15 more words


The Market Cross at Stow on the Wold

Here is my take on the Market Cross at Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire.

Stow is famous for being the scene of a fierce Civil War battle that took place in 1646. 25 more words

Historical Buildings

Wednesday Walk Into Wenlock ~ Ancient Remains And Some Animals

I’m standing on the path we call the ‘long way’ into town, otherwise locally known as the Cutlins. It cuts across the meadow between what was once the railway station (shades of decimating Beeching man again) and the Wenlock Priory ruins. 334 more words

Tish Farrell Writer

Some Ironbridge Towers ~ The River Between

Following on from yesterday’s Iron Bridge visit, this first photo is for Jude. She wanted to know if the Ironbridge cooling towers still existed. The power station, just upstream from the Iron Bridge, has been recently decommissioned. 223 more words

Tish Farrell Writer

Last Night In Downtown Oakengates, Looking For Roofs, Real Ale, And Having A Slight Fit Of The Edward Hoppers

Just in case you think Shropshire is all ‘blue remembered hills’, we do have our urban quarters. Oakengates in Telford (New Town) to the east of the county has ancient roots. 230 more words

Tish Farrell Writer


Another medium term project I have set myself is to assemble a set of paintings from around the vicinity where I live to show in my framers shop window around Christmas. 153 more words


Coming Home From The Allotment ~ The Priory Ruins At Sunset

Lately heavy labouring on the Farrell allotment plots has been taking precedence over blogging. Tasks have included sowing, weeding, mulching, path mowing, plot edging, erecting pea and bean sticks, planting out the broad bean seedlings (long pod, crimson flowered and the Sutton varieties), beetroot (golden, boltardy and cylindrical), cauliflower, broccoli and pea seedlings. 220 more words

Tish Farrell Writer