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New on 500px : Wall Holm Island by briankerrphotography by briankerrphotography

A beautiful hazey morning on Ullswater, it was one of those morning when you can almost sense that something special is going to happen. I went to one of my usual spots on the shores of Ullswater, set my gear up and waited for things to happen. 51 more words

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Christmas shopping opportunities!

If you live near Barrow-in-Furness, the Dock Museum stock some of my British wool knitting kits and they are having a Very Vintage fair this Sunday. 33 more words

Knitting Kit

Reading Swallows and Amazons

In the opening paragraph of Exploring Arthur Ransome’s Lake District, I wrote:

I can vividly remember the first time I read Swallows and Amazons. I must have been about nine and I’d been dragged along to a wedding. 1,871 more words

Weekend Away

Its been a very busy week here at Bryoney Fawn as I’m getting ready for 3 shows at once. I have been pinning and framing for hours and hours but the end is now in sight so I wanted to show you my adventures last weekend. 140 more words


Exploring Eskdale, Cumbria

The Lake District National Park contains more climbable peaks than anywhere in England, but if you’re lazy like me and would prefer to simply drive up one, then the precipitous Hardknott Pass in West Cumbria is right at the top of your street. 574 more words