Windermere Christmas market

On Saturday we braved the bitter cold (minus 2c, to be precise), wrapped up in our woollies and headed to the Windermere Christmas market. The town held this for the first time last year, and great fun it was too. It was called 'Ja Windermere' in a slightly odd nod to German Christmas markets elsewhere, [...]


Friday Five – daft birds

Birds can be really difficult to take good photographs of - just as you click the shutter they move, squawk, waddle away or fly off. But over the years I've been lucky enough to snap a few memorable, and unusual, shots, which I thought I'd share with you here. Seagull, Windermere This seagull was cheerfully [...]

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 [...]