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Tag Archives: Hammerwich
I’m very pleased (and relieved) to welcome back Ian Pell to the Brownhills Blog, with a cracking article about the Hammerich burst I mentioned a few weeks ago.
Busy most of the day, I managed to slip out late afternoon for a ride – it was glorious -Chasewater was busy, yet there were deer on the dam. – the countryside was alive, and bursting into leaf and bloom everywhere I looked[caption id="attachment_13982" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Wall church itself is impressive and unusual in style[/caption]
I notice an interesting proposal has been put forward from Brownhills Blog reader and Clayhanger Kid Brian Stringer, to erect an information point near to where the Staffordshire Hoard was found in Brownhills. This doesn’t sound like a bad idea … Continue reading
After a bad start to the day, the evening of Saturday, 16th July was glorious. After the heavy rain of the morning, the air was clear and warm, and there was a stiff but refreshing breeze. Escaping for a golden … Continue reading
Sign recently erected on the A461, Lichfield Road, Sandhills, just before the Barracks Lane junction. 4:10pm Wednesday, 26th January 2011. I see the childish posturing and infantile one-upmmanship over the Staffordshire Hoard still continues. I’ve made my feelings known … Continue reading
This week for the old photo feature, I thought I’d share some pictures from a recently acquired new book about the main railway that used to run through Brownhills. ‘The South Staffordshire Railway, Volume One’, written by Bob Yate, covers … Continue reading
Like most outdoor people, we cyclists are pretty much obsessed with the weather. Throughout the week I keep an eye on the forecasts and plan rides around the direction the wind is blowing. Although I’m no fair weather merchant, it’s … Continue reading
The Burntwood Bog excels itself once again. Need I say more?