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Imaginary Holidays: Exile on a Side Street

One of the running themes in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books, especially those set in or around Ankh-Morpork, is that what most people mostly want is that tomorrow should be roughly similar to today. 861 more words

The Lake District

Change is the only constant ...

The diatoms I saw in my sample from the littoral of Lake Popovo (described in the previous post) reminded me of an assemblage that I had seen in another lake which, apart from its location, has much in common with Popovo. 1,160 more words


Hawthorn's September Scavenger Hunt.

I wondered if I would manage to complete this months challenge in time. I’m still on holiday in the Lake District and recently realised I had better get snapping away ! 412 more words


ওয়াস্টওয়াটারের তীরে

ট্রেনে করে বেড়াতে যাবার মজাই যে আলাদা, ইংল‍্যন্ডে এসে তা প্রায় ভুলতেই বসেছিলাম। লন্ডন ইউস্টন থেকে পিট ব্রানসনের ’ভার্জিন’ ট্রেন যখন ২০০ কিলোমিটার গতিতে একের পর এক শহর, গ্রাম, নদী, পাহাড় পেরিয়ে উত্তর ইংল‍্যন্ডের ল‍্যাঙ্কাস্টার স্টেশানে এনে নামাল তখন আবার ফিরে পেলাম প্রথম বারের ’রাজধানীতে’ যাত্রা!

My Travel Story

Wastwater, England

I once brought up Port Isaac and how fantastical it was. I also brought up how it was one of the random pictures that show up on my Windows 10 lock screen. 366 more words


Climbers of the Lake District

We’d stopped for lunch in what felt like a toothless gap along a craggy ridge of the mountains. Two walkers were descending from the peak to our left and I couldn’t help but study them as they made their way down. 46 more words


The veins of Wast Water

I took this photo walking from Bowerdale, nestled on the banks of Wast Water to Gosforth Crag Moss. Giant networks of streams running down the mossy slopes of this valley all join and meet lower down, forming these great waterfalls all the way to Wast Water. 23 more words