Image of Grange Station

Festivals, Fayres and Shows, Oh My!

You can tell the arrival of Spring in these parts. Firstly, there is the arrival of snowdrops and crocus flowers. Then we see fields of yellow daffodils which sway in the breeze and bow to you as if to say ‘Hey, we’re here! Aren’t we beautiful? Can you see us?‘. To that we reply, ‘But of course, we can and …

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 …