Manchester Canoe Club is based in Marple on the banks of the river Goyt to the east of Stockport. This was where I some of my formative paddling years learning all about moving water, slalom and river touring.
'Summit to Sea', we headed off to Bull Bay on the north coast in search of rockhopping and adventure.
Friday, April 11, 2014
I have never known the birds around my flat to be so lively. Over the last 6 weeks I have heard robins and great tits singing from 3 o'clock in the morning.
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Over the past few months my good friend Trevor has been busy getting involved with the Marine Conservation Society and their Beachwatch scheme.
Today we conducted a detailed survey into the beach litter along a designated 100 metre stretch of Porth y Nant beach at the foot of Nant Gwrtheyrn.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Driving up the A5 towards the mountains of Snowdonia it was difficult to see whether there was snow on the tops or not. We could see a dusting on some of the higher slopes but anything higher was cloaked in low cloud.
Saturday, January 04, 2014
|Photo: Chris Bolton|
Sunday, December 15, 2013
The Burrs Country Park near Bury. There is a cafe which serves hot drinks, cake and snacks. The Brown Cow pub is nice and warm for apres paddle drinks and pub grub.