Two go to a classic car rally

The local rugby lions run a charity classic car rally at Grasmere every year. Every year since we've been here, we've managed to miss it. But yesterday, in spite of grey clouds and spitting rain, we made it. We arrived in the village far too early so had a mooch round first, followed by coffee [...]

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Two go on a protest march

Well, march might be pushing it, but we certainly took part in a protest on Saturday against the current state of Northern trains. When we first moved to Windermere, one reason for choosing the town was the fact that it had a rail station, with reasonable links to the outside world. Trains ran roughly every [...]

Two go exploring in Easedale

Yet another decent forecast; yet another (still rare) chance to get out walking on the fells. In the event it wasn't wonderful - misty again, if not quite as foggy as our previous trip to Coniston. But it was dry, and not too cold, and brightened up gradually into a lovely day - although typically, [...]