Tag Archives: Keswick

A church under wraps II

As we opened the door into St Kentigern’s church, it was fairly obvious we had picked the wrong time to visit. Not only was the sudden and relative warmth of the building steaming up the camera lens like there was … Continue reading

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A church under wraps

After the Full Circle workshop had ended and we had taken our leave from the rest of the party, Stuart, Larissa and I went to visit a local parish church, St Kentigern’s in Crossthwaite. I had wanted to visit the … Continue reading

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Milling around…

By the time we had found the little lane that would lead to the place we were staying for the night, the light had almost gone. Not quite… for which I was thankful, because, yet again, we found ourselves looking … Continue reading

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Castlerigg – spectacle and speculation

Castlerigg was not always known by its more modern name. Once it was better known as the Carles… and a carl was a ‘free man’. The name Carl also has associations with royalty. ‘Rigg’ simply means ‘ridge’…  Perhaps it was … Continue reading

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Castlerigg – a mystery in stone

The squeaking continued pretty much all the way, as we drove through the Yorkshire Dales, through the northern Edge of Lancashire and finally into Cumbria.  The landscape here is amazing in any weather, but with the snow laying thick on … Continue reading

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