Astle Park Traction Engine Rally

At the weekend it was the Astle Park Traction Engine Rally. We have been to one of these before a couple of years back and had a great time so, as the weather was nice, we decided to head there on Sunday. We got lucky with the weather, it was…

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Searching For the Stickman at Delamere

We are HUGE fans of the Stickman story here, and I’ve been keen to head over to Delamere to do the Stickman trail for some time now. We headed over on Tuesday morning, it is half term here so we left earlyish as I didn’t want it to be too…

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Hatworks Stockport

Today the children and I headed into Stockport to visit Hatworks, a local museum dedicated to hat making. Stockport and the surrounding area played a key role in hat making and it was nice to get to see a bit of local history. The museum opened in 2000 and I’ve…

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Autumn Walks

We have all been full of colds in the house this past week, and Mr D was particularly under the weather yesterday. I had planned to head to the local village to drop some things in to the charity shops and to play in the park, but Miss E went…

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Romiley Methodist Railway Modellers – 2015 Exhibition

Last week I had noted a sign in a shop for the annual model railway exhibition at the Methodist Church in Romiley. Like most (all?) young children, Mr D and Miss E are slightly mesmerized by all things trains so I decided that it would be a nice thing to…

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