Wensum Park is a unique park for Norwich and is (and has always been) well-loved by the generations of Mile Cross inhabitants.
As promised back in March – whilst writing Hellesdon Station (part 1) – I finally managed to get round to writing up the the second part of my Hellesdon Station story.
Tucked just out sight and not too far from my Mile Cross home is a little corner of Norfolk that I have a real soft spot for: Hellesdon Station.
Before the invention of the motor car came along, most people moving about the city and its surrounding areas would have walked (or later cycled) to wherever it was they were headed. If they needed to travel any great distance they’d have to choose to travel by horse (if they could afford one) or byContinue reading “Dolphin – walking, terror and tragedy”
In hindsight this should have been my first blog post; but it wasn’t, and so here it is now. The idea came to me as I was trying to block out the deafening silence my little part of the estate affords me after nightfall. The lack of noise is still a surprise to me everyContinue reading “What is Mile Cross?”
Up until the 1960’s when Mile Cross began to grow in a north-westerly direction, this area; now a play park well-known amongst the Mile Cross kids (and former kids) for its really, really, really long slide (it seemed huge as a child) – was known locally as ‘Fungi’s pit’