Tuesday 25 July 2017

Monday Walk

Alport Castles - part of ...

A quick drive up to Ladybower Reservoir followed by a 9.5 mile walk "over the other side of the hill" to Alport Castles - somewhere new for us !  Pics at

Alport Castles Walk 24Jul17

Mossley v 1874Northwich - 22nd July

 Peter Watling on the ball ...

Another friendly - more new faces and more goals.  A fairly comfortable win for the home side - and another "good weather day" ... pics at

Mossley 4 1874Northwich 0

Ashton United v Stockport County - 18th July

 Fancy footwork from Florian da Silva ...

A tale of two penalties - one scored and one missed - a close-fought 1-0 win for the Robins ...

Ashton United 1 Stockport County 0

Sunday 16 July 2017

Saturday - and Sunday

 Greg Wilkinson about to score Celtic's third goal ...

Saturday - football - Hyde United v Stalybridge Celtic - and a win for the Tigers ...

Hyde United 4 Stalybridge Celtic 3

Greenfield .. and the Pots'n'Pans Monument ...

Sunday - just a bit of a local walk ...

Sunday Walk - 16Jul17

Sunday 9 July 2017

Sunday Wander ...

"Local resident" ...

Morning "stroll" from Uppermill to Diggle, slightly beyond, and then back (stopping for cuppa and bacon butty at Grandpa Greenes !).  A few pics at


Stalybridge Celtic v Oldham Athletic - 8th July

 The return of Greg Wilkinson ...
Football's back ... and it was a lovely day for it !

First friendly for Celtic - apparently after only one training session on Thursday night - 4-1 to Oldham in the end, but a good run out - and good to see the return of some familiar faces - both on and off the pitch.  Pictures from the game at

Stalybridge Celtic 1 Oldham Athletic 4

Saturday 8 July 2017

One Month - One Album - No Football

Tewksbury Abbey from the "Secret Garden"

This was June .. a wedding and lots of walking ...