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 - 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 …