November days and discounted breaks

November, the month when Autumn progresses and our Lakeland landscape takes on the hues of deepest orange, brown, gold, red, burgundy and, yes, black. As a resident of the Lake District National Park, I am fascinated by the changing colours … Read More

Beautiful autumn days

Autumn is truly here! It has been a while since I wrote as I have been sans computer for the past fortnight or more due to technical issues which needed to be sorted out. Nonetheless, Autumn waits for no man so I … Read More

Country day out in the Lake District National Park

The Lake District is essentially a rural county, with farming playing a large part in its economy and centuries-old culture. Country fairs and country-related meets, many of them boasting years of continuity within Lakeland’s tight farming community, are friendly affairs … Read More

Autumn leaves

I love looking at Autumn leaves. They are a vista of variegated earthy tones, with bright sparks of orange, red and yellow, and they form a glorious cloak of colours on deciduous trees and plants that are a wonder to … Read More