We were invited to our old neighbours birthday party back in Cheshire a long time ago; the date finally arrived and our stay in Bollington proved to be special in manyContinue readingOne man and his dog
Bollington. This is where we lived for the last sixteen years, a fantastic town in East Cheshire, set 20 miles south of Manchester, near Macclesfield, but not really near anywhere; aContinue readingBollington, Cheshire
Shutlingsloe, Cheshire Shutlingsloe is a hill we climb (walk up) on the first Sunday of every month in 2014, rain or shine …or it was, until we moved to Yorkshire!Continue readingShutlingsloe, Cheshire
A steep-sided hill with a distinctive profile, sometimes described as the 'Matterhorn of Cheshire', it is the third highest peak in the county (Shining Tor being the highest and Whetstone Ridge second highest) with an elevation of 506 m (1,660 ft), and commands excellent views over Cheshire.
5th January 2014
Freezing, wet and rainy
The name derives from old English 'Scyttel's hlaw' meaning 'Scyttel's (personal name) hill' and is one of several 'low' names in the Peak District, from the same Old English root that gives rise to the name "Law" for many hills in southern Scotland.
Sunday 2nd February 2014
Sunny, cold and breezy
Saturday22nd February 2014
sunny and bright, up a little bit early this month with family
beautiful as ever
Sunday 13th April 2014
sunny and bright, missed out in March, so made it up here for 4th visit of year on a windy Sunday, weekend before Easter. just the two of us, nice and quit!
Sadly, the truth of it is, we have not been up there since the 13th of April.
A lot can happen in 7 months, indeed, it has - and we therefore need to find our new Shutlingsloe for 2015 and stick 100% to the task this time, I think we can do this; no more moving house, no more complicated weekends, no more living with a cat on my head.