Friday Five – Windermere ‘peaks’

I'm cheating a tiny bit with this one. There is indeed a flippantly-named "Windermere Three Peaks Challenge" which takes in three of the low hills at the back of the town (Orrest Head, School Knott and Brant Fell). However, two others are so close to the route that they might just as well be on [...]


Season of mists

Autumn has landed on us with a thump; yesterday morning we woke to really thick fog - the sort that made our shopping trip to Barrow in Furness distinctly challenging because we could hardly see the road. Thankfully by lunchtime it had mostly lifted and turned to glorious autumn sunshine, bringing out all the colours in [...]