Daily Archive: May 15, 2016


Water Road past Wigan Pier

Blame the shopping list… if it hadn’t been for the shopping list Wednesday might have seemed less dismal and less wet… In heavy rain the Captain had cast off from the towpath just south of Astley Green and continued north along the Bridgewater Canal. It’s not easy to describe a landscape when it is viewed from under a rain hat and an umbrella – the canal is wide, with towpaths or footpaths on both sides. Often the land either side...