A Small  Island in Derwentwater yesterday:

Island in the Sun, Derwentwater, Borrowdale,Cumbria, Lake District, minimalist,

Island in the sun. ©HelenBushe


22 Comments

elleturner4 · March 31, 2017 at 06:34

That looks gorgeous-the sort of place you’d want to row too and just enjoy

    HMB · March 31, 2017 at 12:09

    Exactly

Arkenaten · March 30, 2017 at 12:30

Beautiful shot, Helen. Had to look it up. Can you believe I grew up in England and never visited the lake district?

    HMB · March 30, 2017 at 12:32

    You probably didn’t go ‘cos it rains there so much

      Arkenaten · March 30, 2017 at 12:36

      I suspect I was too busy with work and too busy chasing after other things
      before emigrating for South Africa!

        HMB · March 30, 2017 at 12:37

        Oh you busy wee bee.

lizmcqueensart · March 30, 2017 at 08:08

What a lovely photo. I guess not too overcrowded! Would love to use some of it in a little painting. A very unusual sight for South Africans. Do I have your permission?

    HMB · March 30, 2017 at 08:49

    Hi Liz. I’d be delighted for you to use this for a painting. It’s a scene just begging to be drawn or painted. I would if I could.

whippetwisdom · March 29, 2017 at 18:14

It looks so lovely in the sun and brings back happy memories from many a good walk around there :o)

    HMB · March 29, 2017 at 18:14

    It’s so lovely. And so very dog-friendly.

Laurie Graves · March 29, 2017 at 17:45

A magical island in the sun.

    HMB · March 29, 2017 at 17:49

    And today it is an island in the pouring rain. But we’re home now.

      Laurie Graves · March 29, 2017 at 17:50

      Your weather sounds as temperamental as our weather.

        HMB · March 29, 2017 at 17:56

        Yes, Tee-shirts on our walk yesterday , log burner on in kitchen today. ☃️

          Laurie Graves · March 29, 2017 at 18:05

          The weather teaches us to be flexible and to take things as they come. And, of course, to complain.

          HMB · March 29, 2017 at 18:11

          Yes. I like a good moan sometimes. And we in UK mention the weather all the times to strangers in the street, in shops, wherever. It’s a sharing thing .
          My Thai friends tell me that they never talk about the weather as it’s so predictable in the tropics. Instead their polite conversation is around what you’re having for your dinner.

          Laurie Graves · March 30, 2017 at 14:02

          We in Maine talk a lot about the weather. It really does matter to us, as it does to you, too. However, I love the idea of talking about what you’re having for dinner. Yes!

          HMB · March 30, 2017 at 14:14

          HMB · March 30, 2017 at 14:15

          Yes, I would have plenty to say about that too.

"I" is for Island and "J" is for Jetty on Derwentwater - PHOTOPHILE · March 30, 2017 at 20:15

[…] For the letter ‘I” of this challenge, I have reworked the colour image from yesterday’s post “Island in the Sun”: […]

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