Walking at Castle Crag – The Great Outdoors

Tweet I’ve just watched that video – the one that has, ironically, gone viral today, about how much we lose from our lives by being constantly attached to laptops, phones and tablets in the name of “social” media. And yes, blogging can be included in that too. We miss so much, and I am sure […]


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Dodd Wood

Tweet We had a lovely Easter Monday out, taking in a walk and play at Mirehouse, then a brisk jaunt up the hill in Dodd Wood to see the ospreys (they didn’t want to be seen, so no photos of them though). I rather like this watery photo, although in hindsight I wish I had […]

Seaside fun

Tweet A glorious day at the seaside today, basking in the warm spring sunshine. Much fun was had burying each otherand building sandcastle. It was even hot enough for the more foolhardy amongst us (the children) to take a dip in the sea!

Blencathra (apparently)

Tweet Another glorious walk today, although the weather was more grey and murky, than the blazing sunshine we enjoyed last weekend. We took the boat across Derwentwater, and walked a couple of miles between High Brandlehow and Hawes End, stopping along the way for a picnic (which somehow managed to be in possibly the only […]