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Lake District walks: Easdale Tarn

We do this walk every time we visit the Lake District, and have therefore seen Easdale Tarn in all weathers – and this was not the best: late March, cold and wet. 287 more words


Grasmere and the moonlight lake

It’s been a week since I returned home after my visit to UK. Still trying to adjust to the challenges of daily life here e.g. 6-hour load shedding, humid and ‘hot as hell’ weather, crazy traffic, etc. 133 more words


Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 3

I’ve been invited to take part in the “Five Photos, Five Stories” challenge by Jude of Travel Words. The challenge is to “post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. 315 more words


Sunday Poem - David Tait

I never know how to start these blog posts, not because I don’t know what to say, but I often don’t know where to begin.  Should I start with what is freshest in my mind, which is what’s happened today, or start at the beginning of the week and proceed in a logical order?  2,145 more words

The Fred Whitton Challenge

If you’re a cyclist and haven’t heard about it, stop reading now and forget you ever saw the name of The Fred Whitton Challenge.

Good. So now you’re either a non-cyclist or a rider who has heard about The Fred and decided it’s not for you.   796 more words