THIS WEEK:

Thursday 21st

Tarn Foot, Loughrigg

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not many campers

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fishing on Loughrigg Tarn

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a gap in the fence

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by the water

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a lamb contemplating the water-lillies

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Wednesday 20th

In between storms at Tarn Hows this morning, 8 am.

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the breeze turning leaves over, lightning flashes beyond Coniston Old Man

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8.20 am.

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later, on the hill into Keswick up from Dale Bottom, clouds on Blencathra

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Browncove Crags and Helvellyn

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sunshine in Cockermouth

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Main Street

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the river Cocker, full after this morning's rain.

Tuesday 19th

The Lodge, entrance to Wray Castle

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we're heading down the track to the boathouse on Windermere

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High Wray House

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sorry, no swimming here Sir Ben, a layer of blue- green algae on the lake

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this is better, a cooling swim at the head of Coniston Water.

Monday 18th

4.10 pm. Waited all day for the clouds to give way to sunshine

the steep climb up the Walna Scar road out of Coniston

Yewdale Fells

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towards the Walna Scar gate, there is still a lot of cloud on The Old Man

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Windy Gap [which it isn't] two fell-runners overtake

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on the way to Boulder Valley

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Kennel Crag

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the footbridge to Boulder Valley

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following the old disused pipeline along the water leat

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a delicious cooling air stream from a copper mine level under Kennel Crag

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down the Levers Water track through the Coppermines Valley.

Sunday 17th

To the top car park at Tarn Hows this morning

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by the Scott Memorial

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clouds on the high fells behind Pike o'Blisco

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on the coast road to Barrow at Bardsea

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Sandscale Haws by Roanhead Farm, across the Duddon Estuary to Foxfield and Broughton in Furness

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working in fields below Bowmanstead

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8.15 pm. over the Coniston fells.

Saturday 16th

Onto Latterbarrow this morning

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on the lower slopes, Belted Galloways overlooking St Michael & All Angels in Hawkshead

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Coniston Old Man

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towards Ambleside from the top

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Bog Asphodel in the wetter areas

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