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September 2014 - Eskdale, Wasdale, and Langdale revisited

Impressions of Eskdale

As the Northern Rail diesel slowly rattled over the bridge near Arnside, the sun blazed in the cobalt blue sky, sparkling on the water as I watched the wailing gulls. 1,464 more words


The Grand Tour of the Lakes: Stage Two - South to West

The Second Stage of the Grand Tour covers the quarter from South to West, my family’s old home territory. It’s a long drive round from Consiston to Wasdale, and whilst there’s a Lake at the beginning and a Lake at the end, there’s none in between. 1,376 more words

The Lake District

A Rough Crossing Without A Guide

Climbers on the Napes Needles including women in long skirts: About the turn of 20thcentury. Photo: Abrahams Brothers/ FRCC

Firstly, some background. My Dad, Bernard was born in Lancaster. 1,176 more words


21 - My last four Wainwrights!


Blog Post 21

Date: Saturday 19th September

Wainwright count: 4

Wainwrights: Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Scafell and Slight Side

Who with: Susie, the Patterdale Terrier! J… 1,593 more words


I stayed in Wasdale for my recent trip to the Lake District and so it meant I had several opportunities to photograph Wastwater and the surrounding fells over the few days I was there. 447 more words


20 - Dogs, cattle, mist and hill skills!


Blog post 20

Wainwright count:                 3

Wainwrights:                          Caw Fell, Haycock and Red Pike

Who with:                               Susie, my Patterdale Terrier & Sally, my father’s Boarder Terrier… 1,185 more words