Third time lucky for The Ribble Link!

It's getting a tad confusing catching up and posting our journeys - for us, never mind you the reader! Do bear with us while we attempt to. You'll soon realise, due to the nature of circumstances around this time, that both Barry and Sandra have shared the writing, though the photography's all Barry's apart from … Continue reading Third time lucky for The Ribble Link!

Saltaire to Farnhill, via the Bingley Staircase Locks, and signs of spring at last!

I'm not a winter person, especially of the British type! The past six months have felt more severe than I can previously recall, with an intensity of unremitting cold, damp and more than our normal share of frost and snow. Undoubtedly it's a trait we're known for, complaining about the weather - but it's hard … Continue reading Saltaire to Farnhill, via the Bingley Staircase Locks, and signs of spring at last!

Leeds to Kirtkstall and an Abbey visit

By the time we arrived at Leeds River Lock just after lunch on Tuesday 10th April (I had a bit of last-minute shopping to attend to in the morning!), the level gauge was well on the 'red' and the river was closed to navigation. Not even any Water Taxi's running. The flow was swift turning … Continue reading Leeds to Kirtkstall and an Abbey visit