Image - Crossing Morecambe Bay

Goodbye Cedric and thank you

I have yet to do it but I will before ere long, I promise. Do what…? I hear you ask. To walk across The Bay ’tis what. Aye, to walk across the sands of Morecambe Bay – the same bay I was talking about just the other day, you do remember don’t you? Anyway, I was talking about how the …

Image of The Yorkshire Dales - The Howgills

Over Sedbergh Way

I am blessed, for to live in The South Lakes of Cumbria is a joy. To the south there will be found the beauty of Morcambe Bay, a wonderful place, it is the  largest expanse of inter-tidal mudflats and sand in the United Kingdom, covering a total area of 310 km2. Although a place of beauty, it is perilous for …

Image of Cartmel Priory

Cartmel on the map

Just up and over the fell lies the village of Cartmel and a fine place it is too. At just 2 miles away it’s not far and is somewhere I go to often. Cartmel is a medieval hamlet so it’s seen a thing or two during the 800 years or so that have elapsed since the priory there was founded …