Tag Archives: Cumbria

Aira Force ~ Mike Biles

Reblogged from A Bit About Britain…a place of extraordinary beauty: The walk to Aira Force, a small but beautifully formed waterfall in England’s Lake District, is a favourite.  It’s great if you’re not feeling like struggling up a serious fell, … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 5: Aspatria

By the time we had watched the flock of crows and wandered around the churchyard we were about ready to try the door. Would it be open? There is always that question… Many of the churches in villages and small … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 5: Decisions at Dawn

The trouble with bodies is that by the time they realise you are on holiday and don’t have to get up… you are not, and you do. So I was up long before dawn, as usual, scraping the ice from … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Gobsmacked in Gosforth

Ye gods and little fishes, where do you start with the stones of Gosforth? Well, not with the gods and fish… I’ll save those till last. That was the best bit. First, we had the crosses. One, sadly, a mere … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Snow in Them There Hills…

We decided that it would be sensible to take the coast road north… it is both unusual and rather nice when ‘sensible’ walks hand in hand with preference. We had seen the snow capping the distant hills of the Lake … Continue reading

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Walking into Prehistory ~ John Bainbridge

Reblogged from Walking the Old Ways: A Neolithic stone circle, a Bronze Age burial cairn used again in the Dark Ages, and a Romano-British defensive settlement – centuries of history in a walk of several miles from the village of … Continue reading

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Sky-Saw III… Stuart France

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Wood ‘n’ Stone… Stuart France

* “Witches ‘n’ Warlocks”… * * “Life ‘n’ Death”… * * “Life in Death”… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Swinside…

The track to which we had been directed by the lady on horseback was the one we had already passed, deciding it had to be the right one, but acknowledging that the ‘farm vehicles only’ sign meant that we would … Continue reading

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A road to now-here… Stuart France

* While it is true… * * The road does… * * Not lead anywhere. Continue reading at Stuart France

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