THIS WEEK:

Tuesday 5th

Wet at times this morning, the White Platts recreation ground, Ambleside

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sunshine and silver birch, Torver Common

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above Sunny Bank

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the strange shape is the dog rolling in joy, scratching places it can't normally reach

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Brantwood across the lake

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Peel Island, breezy up here

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clouds touching the top of The Old Man

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Bank Holiday Monday 4th

A few sunny intervals in Coniston this morning, heavy clouds on the fells

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football in the park by the Abbott Hall, overlooked by Kendal Castle

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cherry blossom is everywhere

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along Aynam Road

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Miller Bridge

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flood levels by the bridge

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two owls being admired at Beetham Nurseries

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it is so busy here this afternoon

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lightly curried carrott and butternut squash soup and a sandwich on the first floor, Lakeland, Windermere. Not so busy in here! Lovely.

Sunday 3rd

Wet, a walk in the woods of Fell End, above Monk Coniston

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3 pm. the rain has cleared, damp cherry and bashed daffodils in the churchyard of St. Michael & All Angels, Hawkshead

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the Queens Head

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very busy around the village.

Saturday 2nd

Very early this morning, on the high ground above Rose Castle, Tarn Hows

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to watch the sun rise behind Wansfell

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pink lighting on The Old Man

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a larch breakfast for the locals

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delicate new beech leaves, High Close Woods

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lunchtime, Grasmere, a little rain.

Friday 1st May

The Badger Bar, Rydal

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a heron patiently waiting for breakfast on the River Rothay

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trying somewhere else

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Rydal, by Rydal Woods

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marsh marigold by the water's edge

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gorse by forest tracks on the western side of Grizedale, a bee and a dog

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Dow Crag

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above the Machell Coppice car park, soon there will be a sea of bluebells.

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