Colton Church, Cumbria

Falling in love with the Fells

They’re wonderful things are fells. We have a lot of them up here in’t north and I’m slowly but surely working my way around them. It’ll take some time but I’m in no hurry – my days of hurry have passed! The name ‘Fell’ is derived from the old Norse ‘fjall’ (you see – those Vikings again – they sure …

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 …

Rydal Water

Rambling around Rydal

It came to me a day or two ago, while walking on the fell above Rydal Water and, I confess, it was a bit of a shock! I hadn’t realised that almost three months have passed since my last post. Goodness gracious, how time flies! How can I keep you interested in my musings if I don’t make regular updates …