Saturday, 31 October 2015


Display in Marks and Spencer. On the whole, not many Halloween displays in the shops, most seem to be preparing for Christmas.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Wet Morning

A damp windy morning in Waitrose car park. Still some colour in the trees.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Under Offer

The Costa coffee shop in the square has closed, don't know who will be moving in next.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Falling Leaves

The leaves are continuing to fall although there are still some hanging on in Dudley street.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015


This green woodpecker visited my front lawn this morning. It is obviously making a good meal of the ants as it was there for about 15 minutes,

Monday, 26 October 2015

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Friday, 23 October 2015

Kingsland Lodge

One of the two lodges in West park. This houses the management centre for the park.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Plastic Covering

Barclay's bank shrouded in plastic, I presume the stonework is being cleaned.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015


Santas have arrived in Waitrose, and it's not even Halloween yet.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Tea Room 2

Inside West Park tea room. Some of the floor and wall tiles are original Victorian.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Friday, 16 October 2015

Leaf Fall

The leaves are falling rapidly now we are well into October.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Ryecroft Cottages

This row of cottages in Coton road are cut off from the rest of the road by a barrier.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Land Clearance

Work is continuing to clear the land next to Waitrose. According to the local press, a car dealership is to open on the site next year.

Friday, 9 October 2015

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Dave the Pave

Paving work in Dudley street. I don't think there is a road in the city that hasn't got a hole dug in it.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Tuesday, 6 October 2015


Part of the flower display in West park which will soon be coming to an end. I think they are Begonias.

Monday, 5 October 2015


The gates and railings around West park are the original Victorian ones. It is surprising that they survived WW2 as most of the other metal railings in the city were taken to be melted down for the war effort.

Sunday, 4 October 2015


The clock in  West park was presented by councillor John Ross in 1883. He was a scot, which explains why the finials are in the shape of thistles. At one time each face showed a different time but this has now been corrected and all show the same time.

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Friday, 2 October 2015

Thursday, 1 October 2015


This Victorian shelter, in West park, has recently been renovated. It is unofficially known as the Duck Shelter as it is near the lake.