…by the canal. It was a gorgeous autumn, sunshiny day yesterday. Billy and I had said during the week that if the weather was good we’d go for a walk on Sunday, it was and so we did.
William’s knees were hurting, he’s having an allergic reaction to some tablets he’s taking, so he wanted somewhere on the level. My immediate thought was the canal, in particular the one that runs through Uppermill. It is just so pretty! We started at the Brownhill Countryside Centre
Everything was very still and peaceful, no wind at all. The water was glasslike.
There are quaint, stone-built cottages dotted along the sides of the canal, more so as you get closer to Uppermill village.
This one has its own mooring and long boat too. I’ll bet that is somebody’s dream house.
I took this picture using my camera’s remote control. I’ve had that thing for a while and forget to use it but now I’ve remembered about it I’m going to try and use it more. The looks on our faces say is it working or is it not? It was. Next time we’ll be more confident and not look quite so mystified!
After this we walked back to the garden centre, where we’d left the car. We had a drink and something to eat then a mooch around. Like everywhere else they’re gearing up for Christmas – I’m definitely not ready for that yet! We are on the lookout for one of those fire pits for the garden but they didn’t have any. We definitely need one for Bonfire Night so we’d better keep looking.
All told it was a really nice afternoon and now that William no longer has Sky Sports it might be something we’ll get to do more often!
Before I go I want to say “Well done!” to Caroline. She has been on a study course this weekend which is in preparation for part two of an important exam at work. Not only did she pass the course but did it in style coming top of the class! All that hard work is paying off, keep it up.
Ciao for now.