Thank you. Brings back memories. Spent many summers in Stoke on Trent.
My uncle was a lifer at Wedgwood. Been a while since I’m been through those parts. He would have to drive places to meet people. I used to sit in the car. In those days it was ok to leave a young child in a car.
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Took the bike for a ride today along the canals into the city
Not the route I’d usually take into the city but decided to make the 12 mile trip on the bike. Lots of pics hope you don’t mind : ) The nine locks Amazing what you can grow along here : ) M5 motorway above Galton bridge built by Thomas Telford in 1829. Wh...
What a great location...
One could return quite often and always find something interesting to photograph.. Long post, but kept me wanting more ; ) Casey .
Yes my friend
There’s lots of history along these towpaths. Also forgot to mention Birmingham actually has more miles of canal than Venice ; ) Fact
Lovely scenery and ride
My friend and bike buddy Chris (now in Dorset) says: ”Nice pics - watches AND bikes - and latter bit where I grew up and ancestors on mother’s side came from. Changed a bit since I were a lad though. Sometimes I think not for the better. It was a great, d...
Tell your friend the first leg started on the canal near Tipton I’m sure he’ll know it. The old Jensen factory is still there mate it’s on a loop off the main canal think it’s just out of shot on one of the pics. Im very familiar with the Netherton/Dudley...
No problem mate
Certainly would have been different in those days imagine the canals would have been like our modern day motorways buzzing with activity ; ) Cheers