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Sleepy heads and clouds in Lakes

Friday, 9th October 2015

My brother Alan and I had made plans to head up to the Lake District to see if we could find glorious autumn colour reflected in dead calm waters. 716 more words


Wordsworth Free Online Course - Week 4

This final week focuses on William and Dorothy Wordsworth in and around Grasmere.

A short video covering the focus now on Grasmere, Dove Cottage and the daily life of Wordsworth. 893 more words


Wordsworth Free Online Course - Week 2

This particular week covered “Spots of time”, which included childhood, Education and Memory in the Prelude (Wordsworth’s autobiographical poem).

Here we discover that one of the earliest existing copies of The Prelude began life as a diary bought from a trip in Germany in 1798. 315 more words



Jen Hadfield’s ‘Nigh-No-Place’, followed by ‘In the same way’, ‘Daed-traa’, and then ‘Paternoster’, the Lords Prayer uttered by a draught-horse. The film shows excerpts from her Wordsworth Trust reading St Oswald’s Church, Grasmere, Cumbria.


Lake District: Quick Travel Guide

Why visit?

The Lake District, England’s largest national park, a true natural beauty of soaring mountains, stunning lakes and mysterious woodlands and valleys. There is no better place to explore the great outdoors, and the picturesque landscapes will leave you in awe. 627 more words


The Beautiful, English Lake District: Eat, Stay, Explore

From an adventurous outdoor activity, to a cosy, romantic dinner admiring the breath taking scenery, the beautiful English Lake District is the idealistic retreat for escaping the rat race, and homing in to Mother Earth. 1,151 more words


Two short summer walks

I haven’t been inactive since returning from Kilimanjaro. I’ve still got sixteen of the 330 Wainwright summits left to bag, these divide into four walks (one of which is a two-dayer). 236 more words