The Wharf Crane, Newbury.
Old Wharf Crane. Canals were built as industrial transport routes. In their day, they were the backbone of the country. Their
Early Morning Mist over the Kennet & Avon Canal.
Early Morning Mist. Clear sky overnight led to this beautiful blue and morning mist first thing. One of the benefits of gettin
Former A339 Newtown Road, Newbury.
Newtown Road, Newbury. Following on from yesterday’s blog. Heading south from Bartholomew Street leads onto Newtown Road
Former Sugar Loaf Inn, Bartholomew Street, Newbury.
The Old Sugar Loaf Inn. Regulars of this photo blog will know of my keen interest in a building’s past. The clues are of
Carpet of Bluebells.
Bluebells. It’s that time of year. The walk through the woods to see the Bluebells. A wonderful carpet of blue under the
Guide Dogs at Play.
Guide Dogs. To be precise, one Guide Dog and one Guide Dog Puppy in Training. We went for a walk, and these two just played al
Guests on Board.
Today we’ve had Guests. Having guests come to visit is a good excuse to go for a cruise! It was a bit windier than we wo
A Former Corner Shop in Newbury.
Ex Corner Shop. Followers of this blog will know I have an eye for spotting buildings that had a different use to the one they
Almshouse, Northcroft Lane, Newbury.
Newbury Almshouse. No 4 Northcroft Lane is a former Almshouse endowed by a John Childs in 1822. Mr Childs was a sail cloth man
Mandarin Duck out for a Swim.
Mandarin Duck. This is the Mandarin Duck that is living near where we are moored. He seems to be a singleton, though.
Canada Goose on the River.
Canada Goose. One of the reasons we like this mooring is the wildlife we can watch. This Canada Goose was swimming by earlier