Tag Archives: Rivington

When the clouds came down to play

If Saturday had started fine, Sunday was not planning on being as kind. By the end of Saturday evening our company was much reduced; the flooding in Cumbria had called half the party to return to their various homes, some … Continue reading

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Rain in Rivington

If Friday had been mostly dry, Saturday started damp and drizzly then proceeded to get serious about raining. We congregated for second breakfast in the Barn at Rivington, with its great beams decked in Christmas lights and made severe inroads … Continue reading

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Over the hills

We hadn’t managed the proposed early start on Friday, but that did give the weather chance to brighten before we left for the workshop. It also meant that the skies were clear and the horizons wide as I drove one … Continue reading

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Out to play

While December’s snow falls across the pages of blogland, I’m rather hoping it will stay there for the weekend at least and, for preference, avoid the West Pennine hills where the Silent Eye will be gathering to play out this … Continue reading

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The hobbit and the golem

We had returned to the Barn, damp and bedraggled, for a final coffee before hitting the road. The meeting had gone well and we had done what we had set out to do… created a vessel for the talk we … Continue reading

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