THIS WEEK:

Tuesday 26th

A climb up to the Hoad Monument this morning, from Ford Park

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on a bench half way up

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Chapel Island beyond the GSK buildings

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Ulverston

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the Hoad Monument

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across Morecambe Bay

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clouds and sunshine on the Coniston fells

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about 12.30 a Lancaster-bound train heads across the Leven Viaduct

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at the entrance

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a limestone stone circle at the base of Hoad Hill

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Bank Holiday Monday 25th

Beyond the Coniston Bowling field a cricket match this afternoon

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on the high ground above Rose Castle, Tarn Hows, playing with the sunny intervals

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Holme Fell silver birch shining

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fields of Thompson Ground Farm and Esthwaite

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Rose Castle cottage towards Ambleside

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Helvellyn beyond Arnside Plantation

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the moon is up there

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clouds around The Crinkles

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part of an old Silurian-slated wall up here, long forgotten as a boundary

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6 pm. the best of the weather saved for later in the day, in Lake Road, Coniston.

Sunday 24th

Some overnight rain giving way to brighter weather this morning

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ramps going rampant in High Close Woods

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above Meresyke, Elterwater

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in a Holehird greenhouse

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the view from the gardens at Holehird

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around Holehird Tarn

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a small rabbit doesn't seem frightened of our presence (Ben is asleep back in the car park)

 
 

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a fallen oak with branches holding it out of the water

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must've been quite a crash

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now all the fresh foliage is growing upwards again

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an unattended nest with eggs by the fallen tree, might be moorhen.

Saturday 23rd

Early clouds disappearing from The Old Man this morning

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leaving cloudless blue skies

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at the Kirby Quay Boathouse

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locals rush over thinking I am the farmer

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lots of folk enjoying the sunshine at the Grasmere garden centre

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Mmmm... smell those azaleas

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a perfect afternoon for cricket at Rydal

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Friday 22nd

Deer Bolts Wood, at the top of the Red Bank road

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Grasmere, damp and cloudy at 9.30 am.

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Baneriggs Wood

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clearing skies over Morecambe Bay, the view from the Barrow Golf Club at 5.45 pm.

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clouds on Black Combe

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busy at the Kimberly-Clark factory

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some sunshine in front of the Bluebird Cafe, Coniston

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