The first day of our annual Mayday camping weekend in Wasdale and the party had split. Well, some had not yet arrived, having opted to stay in Harrogate to watch the Tour de Yorkshire whizz by. 335 more words
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Helm Crag and Seat Sandal above Grasmere.
Early December, I have a Monday off work; the school is closed, a one day holiday. Ordinarily, I would prefer not to have an extra day off in December, when daylight is short and the weather is likely to be ropey, but it seems that I am in a very tiny minority amongst my colleagues who voted to continue our recent practice of having a long weekend in December. 597 more words
Another post walk escape, on a beautiful summer evening. I parked by the village rooms in Kentmere despite the signs warning me that, it being polling day, the parking was needed – it was very quiet and it didn’t seem likely that hoards of people would be arriving to register late votes. 584 more words