1st May 2018
Weather: Sunshine and blue sky to start. Gradual clouding over. Warm in the sun, but cold when not.
A more enjoyable day today- trees and some hills on Cannock Chase. An extended canal-side walk after visiting the grounds of Shugborough.
A brief stretch of canal outside Penkridge
That took me under the M6
Lovely setting for a house? Look closely
Yes, that’s a DHL lorry on the M6 visible within 30m of the house
Harrowed soil is much easier to cross than ploughed (I have had a few) and someone has, fortunately, led the way
Plant a tree in 73
Happy May Day from Bednall
Trees on Cannock Chase
Over the hill, whinberry and heather
Beasties at Shugborough
Essex Bridge at Shugborough
He’s removing vegetation
Canalside ideal location? Take another look
The classic shot
Exit pursued by a …
With thanks to Erica for coming up with a bed in AB. I was contemplating wild camping (it rained heavily overnight).