Tag Archives: Lake District

Locked-down and Armed: one man’s struggle with entropy ~ Steve Tanham

I am not a tidy person. My wife, Bernie, is much better than I am but even she admits that, as a couple, we have to work at it. At the bottom of our garden is a large stone building … Continue reading

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#ShortWritz: End of the Road ~ Steve Tanham

The A66 road connects east and west across northern England and runs through some of the highest parts of the Pennine Hills. Notorious for its severe winter winds that topple heavy wagons, it’s also very beautiful. Continue reading at Sun … Continue reading

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Above the Lion and the Lamb (Part One) ~ Steve Tanham

(Above) The Lion and Lamb rocks, above Grasmere We were delighted to meet up with some friends from the UK who had emigrated to New Zealand many years ago. Bernie went to school with Kathryn and the couple had kindly … Continue reading

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“The best day, ever” in Eden ~ Steve Tanham

They were watching me from the side of a steep bank that frames the inner edge of a huge surface of concrete which will soon be Eden North, replicating – but with differences – the internationally famous Eden Project in … Continue reading

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Over the hills…

We left the hotel straight after breakfast… we had something we wanted to see on our way home.  Even though our destination was fifty miles away, it would only add about thirty miles to our journey… but it would take … Continue reading

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 16 – “Calm”

Hugh’s challenge this week asks for a photo that speaks to us of calm. I couldn’t choose just one, but I could choose one trip. To be in the north and look out across a golden land from the high … Continue reading

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Helvellyn from Walking with a Smacked Pentax

An older post, reblogged from James at Walking with a Smacked Pentax… do click through to see some his photographs of the stunning landscape of the Lake District. Helvellyn mountain is one of the most beautiful in the English Lake … Continue reading

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