Thursday, 31 July 2014

Wedding

This photo was taken in about 1992 outside St. Peter's church. The bride was one of the Nursery teachers and the children were in her class. My lad Steven is on the left in the red boots.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Friday, 25 July 2014

Tomatoes

My tomatoes are making so much growth, that it
is difficult to get to the bench to sit down.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Arcade

Arcade entrance to the Mander centre from Dudley Street. This replaced the original Central arcade which was destroyed by a fire in 1974.

Monday, 21 July 2014

Gregory's

The Dog and Partridge 17th century pub in Wednesfield. Known as Gregory's to the locals after the family that owned it for many years. The nearby bridge is also called Gregory's bridge.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Butterfly

Speckled Wood butterfly in my garden. There don't seem as many butterflies this year as previously.

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Saxon Pillar

Dating from the 9th Century, this pillar is in St. Peter's churchyard.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Street sign # 1

This harks back to the Middle Ages when Wolverhampton was a leading town in the wool and cloth trade.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Sculpture

A new Sainsbury's opened last week. This sculpture is in the car park. It reminds me of the Olympic torch.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Floral Display

Another example of the flowers in the city centre.These are in Queen Square.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Darlington Street

Looking down Darlington Street towards Chapel Ash. The church in the distance is St. Mark's which became redundant in 1978 and now houses offices.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Town Hall

The old town hall now used as the magistrates court. Council services are now based at the new Civic Centre.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Strikers

Social services staff picketing outside the civic centre. They are on a one day strike.

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

The Posada

Public house in Lichfield Street. My great grandfather was the lincensee here for a brief time in 1900.

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Fountain

There seems to be some discussion by the Horsman Fountain in St. Peter's gardens. This is often the target of student pranks at this time of year.

Monday, 7 July 2014

The Tour .......

......... no not that one! This was the Tour of Britain in 2008 passing along Coalway road. The school children enjoyed missing lessons to watch the cyclists on their way through Wolverhampton.

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Flowers

A bunch of flowers from my garden. The roses are David Austin's 'Bonica'.

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Beatties

Major department store in Victoria street. Bought by House of Fraser in 2005 but still Beatties to true Wulfrunians.

Friday, 4 July 2014

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Mander Centre

The Mander shopping centre is due for refurbishment, but what has happened to the Barbara Hepworth sculpture which was between the two escalators?