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Still Pining for the Lakes District

I can’t quite shake off my nostalgia for the English Lakes District. It is such a beautiful part of the world. I became so attached that I honestly felt as if I would be happy to spend my final days there. 1,402 more words


A day in the Lakes 2017

It always begins with the Twitch. That’s the paranoid fear of missing a bus,  a train, a connection, the impossible-to-eradicate response to no longer being in control of my travel and my destiny, of being reliant on public transport. 2,626 more words


Easedale Tarn. 11 November

From Grasmere, we decided on a short detour to have a look at the grounds at Allan Bank. We had a walk around the perimeter woodland path, seeing a number of red squirrels on the way, before rejoining the road and heading off towards Easedale Tarn. 310 more words


Alcock Tarn, Grasmere

You’ll find Alcock Tarn above Grasmere, in the central Lake District.  It’s beautiful in its own right, and also offers amazing views out over to Windermere, Coniston, Elterwater, Grasmere, Easedale Tarn and beyond! 404 more words

Great Views

Spedding Crag. 27 October

The walk started at Skelwith Bridge, on a bright and crisp morning. We followed the River Brathay past Skelwith Force waterfall and onto Elter Water. The morning mist was still hanging over the water and fields. 275 more words


Festive Times at Michael's Nook

Recapping from earlier posts – I drove up to Grasmere after finishing work at the Leed’s solicitor on Friday 22nd December (1978). I regretted leaving my colleagues to celebrate the office Christmas party without me, but I needed to be ready to start my new job the next morning. 1,296 more words

Musings On Retirement

Summer walk: Grasmere Circular

Grasmere Circular 27/05/17   ‘A’ David Palmer  ‘B’ Margaret Palmer

A typical weather forecast for a bank holiday weekend – heavy rain all day with thunder storms. 386 more words

Summer Walks