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 …

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 …

Tree lined stream in Cartmel, Cumbria

Sunny Sunday Morning

We are lucky in these parts. Surrounded, as we are, on all sides by the waters of the bay, the beautiful fells, lakes, woodlands & forests and wonderful towns and villages it is often difficult to appreciate all that we have. A quiet Sunday morning gives time for reflection and is an opportunity to share some of the wonders. Around …