Bassenthwaite Lake Cumbria Lake District

Winter Sun at Bassenthwaite Lake

Winter Sun at Bassenthwaite Lake The weather here today, in North West England, was cold, wet and miserable. I’m posting these pictures to remind myself that the sun does shine in winter…. just not today! These photographs are from our last trip to the Lake District of 2016 in November Read more…

A Dry-Stone Wall

Walking in the Borrowdale Valley

We had good weather again this week for our penultimate trip for this year to the Borrowdale Valley in the Lake District . Whilst there’s not much blue sky in evidence on these pictures, the sun was shining much of the time. Fast-moving clouds provided an ever-changing sky with patches Read more…

Which way? The Footpath or the Bridleway?

Which way? The Footpath or the Bridleway? We enjoyed another couple of days in  the Borrowdale Valley in the Lake District this week. I took these pictures on the walk from Seathwaite to Styhead Ghyll. There is a sign in Seathwaite proclaiming it to be the wettest place in England….but Read more…

A Man with a Pipe

Whilst I’ve called this picture “A Man with a Pipe”, its correct name is “A Man with  a Dog”, as that what it shows in its entirety . It’s a stainless steel statue inspired by the artist L.S. Lowry who often sketched the jetty from this viewpoint at Knott-End-on Sea. Read more…

Sunday Tree: 1

My entry for Becca’s  Sunday Trees  challenge is this picture I took a couple of days ago on a visit to the Lake District. Shortly after this was taken, the heavens opened and we had a few minutes of typical Lakeland weather. And then plenty of sunshine for the rest Read more…

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