Tag Archives: Leicestershire

Brexit Britain No. 05

Yesterday I visited the small Northamptonshire village of Lilbourne.   As I was walking around the fields to the east of Lilbourne I was struck by how it could be seen as an example of  so many of the issues tied … Continue reading

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Sign of the times – Day 1

I read somewhere that there are more horses in Britain now than there ever was.  Whether this is true or not they certainly are a big part of people’s lives.   These two rascals were showing me a great deal of … Continue reading

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Making the most of what is at hand

Yesterday saw the English winter at its most normal that is a bit of this and that but nothing too extreme.   I understand that recently it has been 20 plus degrees celsius below in eastern Germany, which by any … Continue reading

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Ironstone Benefice

2016 is sooo last year.   2016 was all about Playground of the Midlands 2017 is going to be about Ironstone Benefice.  Before you wonder what on earth I am going on about let me explain.   My good friend … Continue reading

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Being on Horse Back

Having the bright spring sun high in sky is not the best time to make landscape photographs but it was such a wonderful day that I could happily suck it up and make the best of it.  Today I was … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 344 – Cream Tea

Every now and then life goes something that reminds me that life really is worth living.  Over the weekend my son got married to a wonderful woman and that is life affirming, well at least I feel that way, and … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 341 – Slag

So I hope you’ve had a great Easter Sunday whatever you beliefs.  For me I’ve been searching for slag (BTW don’t try google slag unless you are prepared to be depressed – for some reason there is a whole section called British … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 209 – Walking the Watershed

I suspect this might seem a lot more dramatic than it actually is, after all it is hardly the continental divide in the USA.  However, they both have the same function – one side of the divide the rivers drain … Continue reading

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On top of the world

What a beautiful morning it has been, in fact the week looks set fair so this morning I went out and conquered the local mountain – Croft Hill. This makes it sound like a great achievement and I suppose on … Continue reading

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New Author looking for help

If you get the chance why not take a look over at this FB page. The stories are all based in and around Leicestershire and some are fiction and others myths and legends. Why not click like at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Borough-Boys/368938166555376 Simon … Continue reading

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