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Helvellyn is the third highest fell in the Lake District Cumbria. Helvellyn summit is 3,117 ft. My wife, Sue and I took 2hrs to climb to the summit only to find it cover in mist and could not see the views. 25 more words


41 Day 270 - In The Presence of Greatness

How often do you stand still and take a good look around you? Maybe not on your way to the office, probably never on your way to the supermarket, definitely not whilst driving your car! 204 more words


41 Day 269 - Longing For The Lakes

I don’t think for one minute I will be able to afford a holiday this year, maybe a short break at some point but a short break never satisfies my appetite for the Lake District. 191 more words


The Moon

This was taken quickly last night but it dosnt look to bad

Lake District Cumbria

41 Day 252 - View From Hardknott Fort

I wrote recently about my travels across one of the most testing of Lakeland roads, the Hardknott Pass. I could’nt continue my blog without sharing some of the spectacular views that can be enjoyed at it’s highest point of 1289ft, views that would have been seen through the eyes of the Roman soldiers and generals that occupied the fort in the 2nd Century during Hadrians rule. 179 more words


41 Day 251 - Dangerous Road Stunning Views

Travelling across the Cumbrian Mountain range through the beautiful Lake District National Park from East to West I was en route to Wast Water Lake (see post 41 Day 250), nestled below Scafell Pike. 450 more words



I need your positive thought, folks. Apart from sticking a rocket up the backsides of the people who are intending to buy our house but messing about  I’m not sure what else we can do to get things moving so altogether now…… 358 more words