Island on Derwentwater Black&White monochrome Lake District
Houseboat canal narrowboats Hebden Bridge atop

Atop: Narrowboats with Things on Top

“Hebden Bridge: The Fourth Funkiest Town in the World”, was the description of this West Yorkshire market town in an edition of a British Airways in-flight magazine. If there are three places funkier than Hebden Bridge, then I’d love to see them. (Apparently they are: Daylesford in Australia, ┬áTiradentes in Brazil and Burlington in Vermont). Read more about Atop: Narrowboats with Things on Top[…]

Granny Bell's Nettle Tea Bags Heysham
washing line Borrowdale Seathwaite farm

Borrowdale: A Walk around Seathwaite Farm

Borrowdale: A Walk around Seathwaite Farm. One of our favourite walks in the Borrowdale Valley in England’s Lake District starts at Seathwaite Farm. Whilst parts of the Lake District have become very busy with tourists, the Borrowdale Valley is less developed. ┬áThere isn’t a car park with a ticket machine at the start of this Read more about Borrowdale: A Walk around Seathwaite Farm[…]

The "Japanese Bridge" at Borrowdale Lake District Christopher Robin quote

Christopher Robin Thought……

Christopher Robin thought that if he stood on the bottom rail of the bridge and leant over, and watched the river slipping slowly away beneath him, then he would suddenly know everything that there was to be known – A.A.Milne, “The House at Pooh Corner”1928 For all of you who love Winnie the Pooh……. ……this Read more about Christopher Robin Thought……[…]

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