THIS WEEK:

Wednesday 24th

The old quarries Tilberthwaite Ghyll

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the narrow path opens up with views of Wetherlam

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Dry Cove Bottom, the footbridge

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the sky

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a few moments to pause on Hawk Rigg to take in the view

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Blea Tarn to the Langdale Pikes and Lingmoor Fell

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a small cairn on Hawk Rigg, heather on Holme Fell

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past Stake Pass to Glaramara

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a dragonfly amongst pools of water in the hollow of Great Intake

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on the steep path following the wall down to the cottages at Tilberthwaite

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back to the car.

Tuesday 23rd

Loughrigg Tarn, late morning, clouds are departing

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brave paddlers

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by the water lilies

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Monday 22nd

Puddles at the garden centre, Grasmere

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Dob Gill thundering down from Harrop Tarn, on the narrow road around Thirlmere

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across the lake, the Straining Well and Helvellyn Screes with cloud clearing, the rain has stopped

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heather and sunshine on Grisedale Pike, from Castlerigg

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part of the stone circle, to the clouds on Helvellyn

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from the layby at Knott Head, Whinlatter; sunshine as the river Derwent flows into Bassenthwaite.

Sunday 21st

Sunshine contrasting black clouds on the high fells this morning

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blue skies in the Irish Sea, on Silecroft Beach

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Ravenglass cat sleeping

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between trains, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Station and flowers

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what you might call a Ratty Cat, except, this one is happy

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'River Mite' has just arrived

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oiling parts that need oiling before the 3.30 departure to Dalegarth

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'Typhoon' on the turntable.

Saturday 20th

Wet at High Cross this morning

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no sign of any high fells from Atkinson Ground

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heavy rain in Coniston

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nearly 3 pm. very wild at the head of the lake

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Tarn Hows (from the car)

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Church Beck is level with the road to the Bluebird and Coniston Boating Centre

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the bridge in Lake Road. We'll be alright as long as it knows when to stop.

Friday 19th

Just before the rain, at High Cross

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The Old Man of Coniston

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wet at times in Barrow, we're escaping the rain watching an excellent Steven Spielberg movie; 'The BFG'

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for kids of all ages

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just after 5 pm. rain just starting to clear in High Yewdale

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6.50 pm. a vast improvement, sunshine on clouds over Grizedale.

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