We woke up to a gloriously bright, crisp, late February morning. After months of dull, wet, gloomy weather, this looked like an ideal day for a trip to the seaside — our first this year. We shoved the dog into his travel cage in the car and, an hour or so later, we were at one of our favourite places for a day out: Southport.
The wind was bitterly cold, but that just meant that the light had that wonderful crisp, blue quality of a winter’s day. It reminds me in some ways of that hard, Mediterranean light that produces such vivid colours.
I was in Manchester helping out at an event at the Manchester weekender festival, as part of which I ended up wandering up and down Oxford Road a few times. With the weekender on and MMU’s open day, the place was pretty busy and lively.
These are some of the things I saw whilst wandering around.
I was wandering around Chester today, feeling somewhat uninspired photographically. Chester’s a lovely city, but there are only so many photographs of half-timbered buildings that you can take. I was just thinking that I’d be returning home with an empty memory card, when I spotted these clothes displays in Next. Continue reading “Clothes lines”