My Sunday Photo!

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It was low tide yesterday afternoon on the River Mersey. I always think it looks eerie, it is almost as though we could cross the sand to Liverpool. 6th February 2016 – The River Mersey This was the view out towards the Cheshire Plains. It takes us about a five minute walk through the woods to this point, at the edge of the river. It is a very pretty route that allows us to.. Read More

My Sunday Photo!

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30th January 2016 – Eastham Country Park I took this picture yesterday as we walked Jack in the woods behind our house. We managed to catch the best hour of the day, the sky was blue, the sun was bright but it was bitterly cold. When we got home and I looked at the picture properly, I was amazed at how bright the sun had been shining, the weather had turned to sleet.. Read More

Holidays are nice but……….!

Amy is taking a well-earned break from hosting Five on Friday for August. Therefore, I have jumped at the chance to join in with Steph from Diary from a Midlife Mummy and her lovely What I have Loved This Week link. We returned home in the early hours of Tuesday morning from our recent holidays. Later that day, himself was dispatched to collect our black labrador, Jack, who had been billeted at his mum’s house.. Read More

Eastham village – In Five pictures on a Friday!

There is no Five On Friday this week! So I thought I would show you five random things that I have noticed in Eastham Village. For many years I have used this beautiful village as I cut through, so it wasn’t until we moved here last summer that I started to properly look around.     This old style telephone box actually contains, a telephone. I know it seems obvious but I think.. Read More

Eastham Village – 6 more photographs!

The village really is very photogenic and there are so many different style of houses, that I thought you might want have a look at them.     This house overlooks the church. It’s very Georgian in style.     You will not be surprised to learn that the village is a conservation area.     There are many little paths and lanes with houses nestled along them.   There are so many different.. Read More

Eastham Village in 6 more pictures

 This time last week we had a ramble through the village. Today I thought we would have a peak at the church, come and see!  It is called St Mary’s Church and dates from the late 13th early 14th Century. The Vicar is a lady called Rev’d Beth Glover, she is admired throughout the village, think Vicar of Dibley and you are on the right track. This is such a traditional looking gate.. Read More

Eastham Fights Back!

Good morning!! This is the view from my kitchen window. This  tree is so old that it is the subject of a Tree Preservation Order. Therefore, between that and the Grade II listing on The Chapel, we are hopeful that our view will remain unchanged for the foreseeable future. We are so very lucky! However our neighbours literally around the corner may not be so fortunate. I know some of you have local.. Read More

Eastham Village in 6 Pictures

Today I thought I would have a Wednesday wander around our local village in 6 pictures, come with me! Until 1972, Eastham was in the county of Cheshire and Chester is the only city in Cheshire. This sign is in the heart of the village. The Old Reading Room used to be a  Chapel. There is a solicitors based there now. The War Memorial dates from 1924. It has the names of those lost in both.. Read More

Ferry Across The Mersey………

There has been a “Ferry across the Mersey” since the middle ages – imagine that! In case you are wondering Ms Glade, that is a very long time before Gerry and The Pacemakers. In those days, I believe it was operated by monks. Anyway, fast forward to 1846 and a chap called Thomas Stanley owned the ferry then. He thought it would be a good idea to build a hotel in Eastham to accommodate.. Read More