Category Archives: Walsall

Face To Face With The Past . . . .

30th April 2014 As I was taking photos in Ryecroft Cemetery for my previous blog post I noticed a pair of old, worn gravestones leaning against a nearby hedge. Out of the corner of my eye I spotted the words “accidentally drowned”, … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In . . . . .

30th April 2014  Walking through the local cemetery today I noticed that some tree-felling was being carried out. The workmen appeared to have finished for the day, leaving the segments of tree trunks that had grown through the railings still … Continue reading

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Along the “Cut” ….

Tuesday 3rd September 2013 This flabby gut of mine isn’t gonna disappear of its own accord, so today I donned the lycra shorts and headed out on the bike along the local canal towpaths. I never tire of walking or cycling … Continue reading

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Power to the people

BrownhillsBob's Brownhills Blog I’ve had a couple of great responses to my request for material on Walsall’s lost power station that existed at Reedswood, until it’s demolition in the late 1980s. One fascinating contribution has been from long time reader … Continue reading

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Two events for this Saturday, August 17th, one in Hednesford Park and one in Brownhills

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Increasing The Range……

Thursday 8th August 2013 I’ve been playing around with HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography recently – basically its a method where 3 or more shots of the same scene, at varying exposures, are captured, then combined using computer software, with … Continue reading

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Riddian Bridge

Tu Approaching Riddian Bridge, a photo by Stevie378 on Flickr. The Rushall canal is a big favourite of mine when I’m out on foot ( although I tend to avoid the Daw End to Longwood section when cycling, as the … Continue reading

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