…….. Up the Creek


Dawn…. the high spring tide creeps soundlessly, over the marshes and up each narrow creek here at Skippool Creek on the River Wyre Estuary, Lancashire.

Peaceful…and if I recall correctly, only the call of the Curlew echoing across the water.

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

22nd August

(C) David Oakes 2020

2 thoughts on “…….. Up the Creek

    1. No idea….. what I do know is that this rather un assuming muddy creek on a River difficult to navigate, was for many centuries through the middle ages and up until the late 1800, a very busy little port. Mixed cargoes both in and out and later, and from Wardleys Creek on the opposite bank of the River Wyre, passengers heading for North America. Hard to believe today . I was told that on ‘very’ early maps this was called Skippon Flue ! 🙂


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