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Lake District by Alan Copson

Crisp December air gives perfect views of gorgeous snow-capped mountains reflected in the mirror-still surface of Derwentwater; the timeless Stone Circle at Castlerigg; frosty valleys contrast with russet bracken-covered hillsides; clinker-built rowing boats sit on quiet lake shores.  333 more words


Blog 4. The Cristening

Monday 20th  February 2017

I missed my daily blog yesterday.  I was attending my nieces Christening in the town six miles from the village i now live. 847 more words

Hampsfell. 19 February

A short walk on a misty day. We started in Grange-over-Sands, taking the Hampsfell Road, passing Hampsfell House Hotel, and carrying on upwards along the increasingly rougher road until coming to a path crossroads. 208 more words


Cockermouth library

Brief description

Built by the local firm of Walker Brothers, who used pink sandstone from Roundclose Quarry at Morseby.

Current status: Still open as a public library, although responsibility for who runs it is in transition. 107 more words