Glamour & Neglect

A glamorous name and a fabulous reputation for wonderful shows, a night of pleasure and sites to be seen has not stopped another landmark building falling into neglect here in Blackpool. Still, there is something about this fading gem on Queen St that drawers the eye to the gorgeous balcony and I hope that beforeContinue reading “Glamour & Neglect”

A simple thing beautiful to me

The sun came out briefly today so grabbed camera and practically ran down to St Annes …well, I caught the bus but it only took 20 mins…anyway wandered about, lots of images on the prom, on the beach the pier etc lots of the same old thing and wasn’t feeling particularly inspired till I gotContinue reading “A simple thing beautiful to me”

Out of Season

In recent years all our seaside towns have fallen on hard times and Blackpool seems to get more than it’s fair share of bad press from the media so this week I thought I’d wander down South Shore to see how bad the damage really is. In an area full of once thriving shops, arcades andContinue reading “Out of Season”

Black & Lights

Heard the news about storm Barney yesterday and warnings of flooding, falling trees and the advice to stay indoors whenever possible. .. but had to go to Blackpool anyway so off I went in search of some stormy images on the prom, however the wind really was far too strong and after battling with cameraContinue reading “Black & Lights”

another early morning

Woke at 5 this morning which is better than 4 I suppose but not as good as 6..anyway thought I would wander and wonder at the wonderful wonders of the early morning..the waning moon was the first thing to greet me as I crept out of the back door, she was looking very pale afterContinue reading “another early morning”

The benefits of not sleeping

The benefits of having a bad night and not sleeping very well is that you get to go out in what feels like the middle of the night but is really 5:30 on a lovely Sunday morning..it was quite chilly and crisp this morning so in anticipation of the supermoon eclipse due tonight I draggedContinue reading “The benefits of not sleeping”