Lake Coniston

The Beautiful Lake At Coniston

This is Coniston Water, a beautiful and peaceful place. Five miles long and half a mile wide and up to 180 feet deep. It is not far away and is somewhere I go often. The lake and the surrounding area is now tranquil but it was not always that way. In years gone by the area was one of high …

Paddington Bear in The Lakes

The Lakes – Not So Quiet After All!

There is a common misconception about life here in The Lakes. You would think that living in a small town would be all peace and quiet with nothing much to do. Not so! It is as if local folk (of which, perhaps, I am now one!) go out of their way and search both high and low for things to …

Kenora

Another Small Town – Kenora, Canada

This is a fine town. I set up this site to share my thoughts, feelings and adventures on moving from the city to a small place away from the hustle and bustle. There are other fine towns too and today I am taking you on a trip. This will not happen often as my stories are intended to be about …