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, [...]

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Snow!

Storm Caroline passed us by without too much incident, but in its wake we've got bitterly cold winds and the first proper snow of the winter. At town level it only dusted the rooftops, but the fells looked really dramatic seen from Longlands Road when I took a camera for a walk this afternoon...

Bookshop Trail

The other day I picked up a leaflet somewhere about a bookshop trail.  Not just any bookshop trail, but specifically the 'Dales & Lakes Bookshop Trail', which is a collective of secondhand bookshops in the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks and their surroundings. I'd never come across this before, and was delighted to [...]