WWII world war two buildings shelters fortifications
Starting as we mean to go on – in a tea room.
Beach huts at Cromer
Cromer clifftop, by Joseph Pennell.
Running along a redundant railway that passes under the pretty iron aqueduct of a redundant canal, the Weavers Way at Briggate is a confluence of superannuated infrastructure.
The derelict lock
Building a canal in a county with no stone and England’s lowest rainfall proved tricky. The aqueduct was constructed with style and ingenuity (but, you might think, worrying fragility) from iron girders and brick arches.
Interesting Crops of Norfolk; Barley.
Interesting Crops of Norfolk: Maize
Interesting Crops of Norfolk: Sugar Beet (with decorative wild flowers)
Interesting Crops of Norfolk: Wheat
Huge and beautiful windows flood the east end with light.
Interesting Crops of Norfolk: Oilseed Rape
I told you the Bure got bigger. The trail crosses it again north of Aylsham.
The Bure, one of Norfolk’s major rivers. It does get bigger!
Absurd plannng rules for new campsites impose massive distances between even the tiniest tents, another nail in the coffin of simple backpacing with friends.
The swinging marina lifestyle
Sunset over Stalham allotments. Fear not, it gets more scenic tomorrow…
A few straggling orchids on Thwaite Common
This is directly on the trail at Erpingham, althugh I’ve no idea what it’s like.