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2015 Plans

Hobu Nobu is currently available from First Age Comics in Lancaster, so if you’re in the area why not grab yourself a copy in time for christmas/Hanukah/misc. 79 more words


Kendal: Bust of Aulus Vitellius

Aulus Vitellius was a Roman Emperor who reigned for eight months in 69AD. Vitellius is described by the writer Seutonius as “unusually tall with an alcoholic flush. 82 more words


Upon a peak in Darien

I’ve already looked at the way key locations from Exploring Arthur Ransome’s Lake District are distributed; almost all of them are in the core area around Coniston Water and Windermere. 1,032 more words

Wordless Wednesday - Another Favourite Place

Location:- A stormy day at Saint Martins Church, Martindale, nr. Howtown, Ullswater, Cumbria. (16th Century, but a place of worship since 1220 and still a place of worship today) HDR image

17th December
(C) David Oakes 2014


Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Seascapes or Landscapes

I keep doing Cee’s challenges willy-nilly when I get the chance.My time is taken up offline a lot of the time at the moment, but I wanted to post something today, and Cee’s challenge was the perfect opportunity for me to show off some of the beautiful landscapes in Cumbria, as well as a few of the sea here in Kent – and a tree. 39 more words



952 has to be the worst year to try and figure out what is happening in Northumbria.

We know some kind of major raid or battle took place involving Scots, Britons (Cumbrians?), and English (Northumbrians?  432 more words