Put on your hiking boots, and let local author Peter Dyer guide you on a series of walks into Southport's history. A resident of the town since 1949, he brings the past back to life, intermingling personal history with recollections of changes that affected everyone. His entertaining and stalgic text is supported by a wide range of photographs, maps and his own drawings. When I Went a'Walking will help you to experience unexpected facets of Southport's history, from its earliest times to within living memory. However well you kw the town, this will show you something new. Peter Dyer, for twenty-eight years a primary school teacher, has written on many local subjects and gives talks about the shrimping industry and the Eagle comic. He's a keen rocketeer, a painter and a baseball enthusiast.