Tags » Cumbria

Watching the world go by

At our little spot on Victoria street, here in Windermere, it’s the perfect place to watch the world go by. But first let’s look at our lovely window display!


Tales of the Uneggspected ....

As you all know, Blizzard our pure white Silkie announced to the village that she is a he. There are mixed feelings in the village; some don’t mind being wakened at dawn by a cockerel doing his version of Reveille but some really do mind and so reluctantly we had to return Blizzard to Canny Chicken Co at the weekend. 175 more words

Thebuzzshelter Armathwaite

7th-10th May – Prince of Wales Dark, Strong Beer & Cider Weekend 2015 (Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria) Preview

Address: The Prince of Wales, Foxfield, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA20 6BX (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Thu 7th May: 2:45pm-11pm (Free)
Fri 8th May: 12pm-11pm (Free) 69 more words


Going The Extra Mile

Looking out of my window, trees are bending in 25 mph winds, rain cascading down my window of my conservatory and the last few days I’ve felt restless. 415 more words

Source Code

About me.

I am a behavioural ecology PhD student currently studying a population of dippers. This entails around 6 months of fieldwork a year in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside a couple of months of lab work and some time staring blankly into a computer screen trying to make sense of song I have collected throughout my field season. 422 more words


a gorgeous piece of fiction...The Hollow Land

The Hollow Land by Jane Gardam
originally published in the UK, 1981;
published in the U.S. in 2014 by Europa Editions

I’ve just read such a gorgeous work of fiction. 627 more words


Lost On Scafell Pike: Britain's Sense Of Humour?

BRITAIN seemed to lose its sense of humour this week somewhere on the mist-covered summit of Scafell Pike, and it was ugly to watch.  Because… 1,173 more words