Ribblehead Viaduct

Fantastic Family Fun in Cumbria, The Lakes!

It’s been a busy few weeks in Cumbria, The Lakes. My sister, her husband and my niece have been visiting. They travelled from far away Canada to help celebrate the 90th birthday of my dear old mum who reached that milestone at the beginning of July. Such a momentous occasion couldn’t be allowed to pass unmarked – notwithstanding the protestations …

Holehird Gardens

Wednesday Wandering

I like this view. Although there is low cloud you can just about see the hills in the far distance. The hills have wonderful names. Esk Pike, Great End and Pike O’Stickle to name just three. The foreground shows part of the display at Holehird Gardens. Here you can marvel at the National Collections of Astilbe, Daboecia, Meconopsis, Polystichum and …