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Acorn Bank

22 August: we’re heading north, and need a lunch break. Instead of motorway services, we take the Appleby road at Tebay, then the A66 to Temple Sowerby, for Acorn Bank gardens – and a light lunch, well away from the M6. 24 more words



So, having just read Sarah J. Maas’s “Court of Mist and Fury”, I have been thinking a lot about bonds.

But not bonds between people. 366 more words


Exhibition & Art Fair

Very much enjoyed taking part in the Carlisle Arts Fair 27/28 August and the Solway Arts’ Exhibition at Fletchertown 20-29 August. Great artwork from a diverse range of artists at both events. 24 more words

Black And White

Ambleside and Rydal. 22 August

From Ambleside we followed the Under Loughrigg road towards Pelter Bridge, the river Rothay to the right of the road was very full from the recent heavy rains, with flooding in some of the fields and no sign of the stepping stones. 166 more words


Who Needs an Anchor?

The tide was already coming in as we finished preparing Sadaf for sailing; we had finished the outside work of preparing the anchors, dinghy, and various other tasks. 983 more words


Mr and Mrs Granger previews

I shot my first Gretna wedding! Here is a selection of the photographs I took during the day. It’s always so hard to only choose a few for previews.