Author Archives: Michael Griffiths

Stourport-on-Severn Canal Basins

Stourport-on-Severn basins would have been bursting at the seams with narrow boats full to the gunnels with coal, pig iron, timber and other materials destined for businesses along the Worcester and Staffordshire canal system and further afield.

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A View over Hartlebury Common towards Abberley Hill

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Falling Sands Rolling Mill (Updated 08/12/2018)

It is said that the first mechanical clock was invented between 723 and 725 A.D. by Chinese mathematician and monk Yi Xing, also spelled I Hsing. Rudimentary clocks existed prior to that in Europe, but they did not have the … Continue reading

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A beast shall not live by bread alone.

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Hartlebury Common

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Leapgate Cutting

Leapgate cutting, where the Severn Valley steam railway branchline, on its way from Stourport station, once crossed the Lower Stour Valley at Wilden.

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King of the Marsh: 4 Year Old Brutus

Having successfully dominated Wayne Galloway, Brutus Shetland is beginning to believe he can dominate me too… well, we’ll see about that boyo! 

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