THIS WEEK:

Saturday 22nd

6.40 am. The sky over Hollin Bank and Grizedale this morning

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red sky at morning, sailors take warning

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brightening this afternoon, a walk on the forest tracks of Broughton Moor

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High Yewdale and Red Screes

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the 'other side' of The Old Man

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blackberries everywhere

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in the distance; Black Combe

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a hairy caterpillar slowly making his way on the track

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Friday 21st

Showers from the word go in Coniston this morning

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from the comfort of a brew and cake in Booths Cafe Keswick, umbrella weather outside

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Low Nest to Dale Bottom, no sign of Helvellyn

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clouds over Wrynose at 4.30 pm.

from the Colwith Brow layby

Great Rigg

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deluge in the village

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Coniston Old Man

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a rainbow follows.

Thursday 20th

Bright over Ambleside from Barngates Tarn this morning

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by 3.30 pm. Wet at Kelly Hall Tarn on Torver Common

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a line of cloud across The Old Man

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the village sign near Hollace, Torver.

Wednesday 19th

Blocked drains this morning on the A591 at Troutbeck Bridge

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gusty high winds and showers at Beetham Nurseries

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out of the wind and rain, in the small cafe, with scones raspberrry jam and pot of tea

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rough on the lake opposite Peel Island.

Tuesday 18th

Damp in the Ornamental Gardens, Grange-over-Sands

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there are more ducks here than the last time I looked

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across the line to the railway station, wild wet and windy at 9.40 am.

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some blue skies at lunchtime from the Colwith layby

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the thing that looks like a helicopter in front of Seat Sandal is a leaf blowing past

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conkers blown down early at the head of the lake

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4 pm. still windy

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Monday 17th

Fallen chestnut leaves at Monk Coniston

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a posh Grasmere cat

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that acer at the garden centre

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work is still going on on the spire of St Oswald's, before ex-hurricane Helene

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Deer Bolts Wood

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old steps down to the lake

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grey and calm on Grasmere, just before the rain arrived

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good old Prince of Wales.

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