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Neil Taylor

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Always a bit naughty not updating my own web site, but hey ho.. Here is that missing update.. 

Half term for Whit in June a bit more camping at Belmont Hall, and managed to get in some fishing...

For the late May Bank holiday we did a camp very close to home at the Ashley Traction Engine Rally, the weather was very kind for us! 

And also later in May we took a trip to London the main aim was to see OMD live at The Royal Albert Hall, which was a stunning concert, but we also took in some of the sights, and a unexpected invite to The House of Lords.

In May a trip to the Knutsford May Day fair. 


And also in April we volunteered at the Frank Sidebottom Statue for the Manchester Marathon.

For the Easter break which was lat this year in April, we did a camp at Southport. Had a really nice time.

I did a video interview with Stuart Kershaw who is now the drummer for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

In March I did a info video"Splitting Wood for Tinder " 

Back in February we did some more camping at Whittingham & Goosnargh really like this campsite. Took trips to Blackpool, the Lakes and other places.

I really am so guilty for not updating my own web site! always so busy helping others and forget to do my own.

Any way lets do a bit of a catch up from the last few! months

Back in July got a go=pro type camera and went for a walk.

 23rd July and it was Hannah's 15 birthday

 26th July 2015 and a fundraiser for Marie Curie was held at The Stamford Arms, Bowdon near Altrincham in Cheshire.

It was also Amanda Heywood birthday celebration.

Gill and Amanda plus others all played live

And in August back out camping for summers holidays A few days back at Fforest Fields in Mid Wales camping.

Very lucky with the weather, good fun on the site, kids swimming in the lake, walks in the area and eating out at some local pubs.

We also spent a week at Wisemans Bridge not far from Tenby, and what an amazing holiday this was.

And in September as always helped out at The Timperley Country Fair

On the 4th October 2015 put on a Frank Sidebottom Celebration, in aid of Marie Curie, what an amazing event this was.

And so nice that Mike Joyce ex The Smiths drummer came along and check out this, and what happened WOWAnd

in November 2015 yes back out camping again! We spent a few days camping in our Dandy Trailer tent at Whittingham & Goosnargh Sports & Social Club and had a small weekend gathering from the Dandy Forum.

Visited Kendal in the Lake District, Blackpool, Southport and lots of other places.

https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=i14s_2AuER4

Blackpool lights, time lapse..

 Blackpool Front November 2015 looking at the lights

And towards the end of November we decided to purchase a new Dandy Camper and to put our old one up for sale. So many memories we have had in this, but had to say good bye

 As ever in December, and just a spoof, did a Christmas message.

https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJFP7JKKiq4

And some video from Christmas Day 2015

And for New Year, yup you guessed it we did a bit more camping! 

https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QySypdwMM4

And into January helped out a band called The Gurus to launch a web site, and do a rather special gig! this is them:

https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=EICHNZjwNwA

And The Gurus supported by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott former The Beautiful South

Here is what I filmed 

In January 2015 I also took delivery of my first Social Book , I was very impressed by this, and did a review:

And into February, and did a new info video on how to make your own free plant pots (of sorts)

 

Its been ages since I did a update here, so here are some videos of life.... 

11th July and it was Sandras 50th birthday

Early July and we lost a very good, and dear Friend Graham Cliff, a shock when he died, and such a loss. I was given a tape he shot of the Frank Sidebottom Statue unbeiling weekend, and had not seen this before.

Last Saturday in June 2015 took Lee and Hannah on a WILD Camp, right back to the basics

End of June, and Just me and Sandra did a camp at The Hidden Beer Festival..

14th June just me and Sandra did the Salutation Day 2015 

Early Jun and Log Splitting - just small logs! Getting ready for winter..

Also at the end of May we camped just down the road at the Ashley Hall Traction Engine Rally

Also in April 2015 we put on entertainment for the Manchester Marathon

Did a visit to the Knutsford May Day 2015

And Easter 2015 (April) a camp at Belmont Hall

The end of February and we are back out camping.. Camping at Whittingham & Goosnargh Sports & Social Club

1st February and we had more snow and a trip out to Buxton

3th January 2015 and we had more snow

Boxing Day 2014 and snow - Clip appeared on BBC

Christmas 2014 below

Some people have found me and the site you are now looking at due to my speaking about a proposed Eruv which in simple terms is a religious boundary that is planned for the Hale and Hale Barns area close to Altrincham.

Rather than do a long list about my views, let me direct you to what I have been saying in the media.

Please listen to a BBC Radio interview that I did on the 28th November 2014 you can here it by following THIS LINK

On the 30th November 2014 I was interviewed on BBC North West Tonight here is the news item

If you wish to contact me about this, thats fine and please use my contact form found HERE I am active on Twitter and very easy to contact me

Please do also pop over to the Well Green web site which is an area where I live, you can find a web page with a forum, and also a Facebook Page. Please CLICK HERE

 

OMD on Oh you pretty things, the story of music and fashion 

The Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark part of Oh you pretty things, the story of music and fashion 
Strange to see myself in this, but I would say it worked OK. No idea why they filmed outside where I lived and the Ice cream Van music
 

Strange to have been part of this and appering in it 

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