Man on a Mission


                                                                    With the old Lloyds bank building in the background. When I used to work on Wine Street, around the front of the building, back in the 1990s, every...

I went rather outside my area today, as I went to pick something up from the Warhammer shop on Wine Street (Games Workshop as-was, and before that I think perhaps a rare retail outlet for Her Majesty's Stationery Office? I may be mis-remembering...) Anyway, a friend of mine wanted something picking up and posting to him, so I figured I'd knock some streets off my list along the way.

I first headed for the St George's Road area, walking down the narrow Brandon Steps and finding some strange wall art on Brandon Steep, then headed to the Old City via Zed Alley. The Warhammer shop visit was friendly and efficient, and, mission accomplished, I treated myself to a sausage roll and a flat white from Spicer + Cole, to take away and eat in Queen Square with its current decoration of hearts. I finished off with a detour up Park Street, looking out for St John's Conduit markers, before finally crossing Brandon Hill on the way home.

Quite a long wander, all told, and I'm a bit knackered today...

Sat 17 April 2021, 09:39 to 12:45
Sector:  E
Images: 114
Distance: 7.22km
Duration: 3h 5m 50s
Total Elevation Gain: 693m