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Artist's life from Cumbria to Italy, and back again

Jean Sturgis: A Sense of Place : Paintings, Prints and Drawings

An artist with Cumbrian roots and a love of Italy will be featured at a new exhibition opening in Grasmere next month. 580 more words

Heaton Cooper

Classic and vintage cars heading for Lakes this summer

One of Cumbria’s most entertaining charity fundraising days returns to Grasmere this summer.

The Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show is organised by Windermere and Ambleside Lions to raise funds for local charities while bringing hundreds of classic and vintage vehicles from all over the country. 503 more words

February Miscellany 2018

One the first day of March, I was stranded at home by the snow storm. It’s quite rare to have powdery dry snow like this in the UK, it reminds me of my childhood in Beijing in winter. 569 more words


10 Lakes in the Lake District

What better way to explore the newly awarded World Heritage site, the Lake District than on a Mountain Goat sightseeing tour. We might be a little biased, but we think they are pretty great! 524 more words


Grasmere 2018

The weekend feels ten times longer because we travelled ten times the distance.

We booked this walking trip before Christmas because we wanted to go to the Lake District as soon as possible in the New Year. 747 more words



Many moons ago a trip in Winter found me in the Lake District, on the shores of Grasmere. Although it was freezing cold, I took hundreds of pictures, here are two.