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Some Salford and a little Manchester

Saturday, May 9th 2015 Salford Museum and Art Gallery As the caption indicates, this handsome building is the home of the Salford Museum and Art Gallery. This Grade II listed building first opened its doors in 1857 when it also … Continue reading

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Two destinations in Manchester

Saturday, May 31st 2014 We had two reasons for making a day trip to Manchester, and as we had explored the city in June 2011 and therefore knew our way around (at least, Tigger, with her “inner pigeon” to guide … Continue reading

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Visiting the Lowry

Today, Tigger is off to Manchester on a courier run and I am tagging along. In order to meet the noon deadline for delivery, Tigger has a reserved seat on the 0900 train. The ticket price for that train is … Continue reading

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Venturing north

What with the economic downturn and staff shortages in Tigger’s workplace, courier runs have been in short supply lately. We were beginning to wonder whether there would be any more. We are thus happy that one has come along after … Continue reading

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Manchester 2011 – Day 8

Today we return to London but as we deliberately bought train tickets for this afternoon, we have the morning free. The idea is to take our luggage into town with us and leave it at the station while we spend … Continue reading

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Manchester 2011 – Day 3

Today the sun is shining and it could turn out to be a scorcher. We caught the bus to town where we arrived around 9:30. Morning in Piccadilly GardensToday may turn out to be a scorcher Tigger wanted to go … Continue reading

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Manchester 2011 – Day 1

We got up this morning to find a dry and sunny day awaiting us. Last-minute packing and chores done, we caught a 476 bus to Euston station where we arrived with enough time in hand to consume our usual breakfast … Continue reading

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