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Time to be Crafty

One of the things I was looking forward to when we moved here, was the space.  Not just the fells being on our doorstep, but the actual outside space we would have – we moved from a 2 bed terrace with a small front and backyard, into a house with 5 barns / outhouses.  695 more words


Bienvenidos al noroeste

Hace ya unos meses que he llegado al húmedo Lancaster y me ha dado tiempo a hacer unas cuantas cosas, que se pueden resumir en: 408 more words


Bonawe Iron Furnace: Charging House

The Bonawe Iron Furnace was established in 1753 by the Newland Company of Cumbria. This event is marked in the series of Ministry style signs that help to interpret the buildings and installations. 95 more words

Heritage Sites

A favourite walk at sunset

The evenings are much shorter at the end of August than around the summer solstice.  We decided to have a look at the setting sun over the sea, which entailed climbing a hill.  60 more words


Gear - Stay Warm & Safe

I am writing this post as I wait for my camera battery to charge and I’ve been gathering my gear together in case I go out. 588 more words


Swan Hotel & The Lake District 

This August Bank holiday weekend we headed to the Lakes to stay at The Swan Hotel in Newby Bridge near Lake Windemere. We love this hotel and have visited a few times. 557 more words


A Great Adventure

Saturday saw Jon head off for a stag do, leaving me with the two little darlings to contain…I mean, dote on. Whenever one of us is left in charge of them both, we tell them it’s going to be a “Mummy/Daddy (delete as appropriate), Ollie and Erin adventure” in order to make it seem more exciting, and to try and divert attention from the fact we’re outnumbered. 436 more words