I have noticed that many of the last couple of weeks I have seen "shire"at the end of the county name. This term began in the 10th century at the beginning of the Anglo-Saxon settlement. The picture below shows the large number of "shire" areas.
theK6project.co.uk shows many photos of these phone boxes all over the country. It sounds it is an adventure for this individual. I wonder if a bike is part of the project. Like the US, the UK has many fewer than they used to. You know everyone uses a cellphone now.
In 1866 John Penfold designed these boxes for coll ecting mail. They are hexagonal and made of cast iron. This picture of the box in my next town, Budby. When I looked to find out more, it turns out that in was taken in the middle of the night in 2017.
This canal opened in 1777 to transport iron, coal, limestone and lead. In 1961 is closed, but now is for leisure use following the passage of the Transportation Act of 1968.
I love my riding days and look to find interesting and informative items to share.