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Clawed, The Kit From Red Bank

A sneak preview of my ninth book, shortly to be published in print.

It is already on Kindle, where too many people download it for free! 31 more words

Poetry Reading: Owen Sheers & Paul Farley

Despite the torrential rain and as a testament to their appeal, the room at the Daffodil Hotel was all but full for the reading of two of the Trust’s former poets-in-residence, … 1,099 more words

The Walking Poets

A pleasant surprise when we were visiting Dove Cottage and the associated Wordsworth Museum (which is interesting in itself) was an exhibition inspired by William Wordsworth and the Japanese master of the Haiku, Basho, on the ground floor of the museum. 601 more words


International monkey mixture

A mixture of monkeys! Findings in the Lake District, South Wales, Herefordshire, Scotland and… Australia.

Agent J on Twitter spotted this one in Grasmere in the car park of the Grasmere Garden Village – slap bang in the middle of the Lake District, which is Cumbria, but for administrative reasons has a ‘LA’ postcode. 789 more words

Monkey Puzzle

Heading for a fall.

The sun is shining, but there’s a touch of autumn creeping into the days and nights now. The days are drawing in again and the trees will soon be displaying their wonderful fall colours. 381 more words


British Summer Part 2: Limping at the Lake District

Hello readers :) Today’s post continues my celebration of a British Summer (you can read Part 1 here) by taking you to the Lake District – a destination generally for the active/outdoors holiday, where you can explore woodland, climb some of the highest hills and mountains in Britain, or get out on the water and sail round the beautiful lakes. 780 more words


Rainy Day Grasmere. So much to do.

Having a few days off work and awoke to rain. Despite having a sign in my hall saying “A tidy house is the sign of a boring woman” I started doing the job I hate most. 884 more words