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A winter’s walk in the Lake District

For the last few years we’ve taken the opportunity in January to take a shot city break, in London for the last 3 years and in Cambridge in 2012. 391 more words


Snowy Grasmere at last!

Well at last the rain has gone and things are looking a bit more seasonal in the village. Snow overnight and blue skies this morning mean January is looking more hopeful weather wise. 271 more words


The start of the Wet Season

November started off with a gorgeous day down in Wales. It was the final two fingers up from the great British weather as its been utterly horrid pretty much ever since. 448 more words


Arts Round Up for the New Year 2016

Abbot Hall, Blackwell House and the Wordsworth Museum in Grasmere are all favourite trips out for us when we are staying at Sykehouse Cottage.  I sometimes think people forget about these fine museums in their haste to get up a mountain … 230 more words

Things To Do

Writing a story

I have always wanted to write stories. I suppose, now that I am all grown up and more, I would call these stories ‘novels’. When I read fiction, I tend to veer towards novels – never short stories. 410 more words

Blenheim Lodge

Grasmere is Great! Whatever the weather.

As I sat happily writing this blog the river burst it’s banks and was flooding Stock Lane yet again. Luckily we had time to act and despite lapping at the doorstep it has not come inside, new carpets remain dry (so far). 510 more words



manicured grass
yet moss reclaims
crosses and names

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Photo: Churchyard of St. Oswald, Grasmere, England, c.b.w. 2011

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015