THIS WEEK:

Wednesday 18th

Across the lake from Kirby Quay Boathouse; Bank Ground

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the beach

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Hayes Garden World, Ambleside

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Borrans Park

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Windermere from Galava

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they've taken the fence away from the Roman Fort, and left the ladder stile

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the barn, St Mary's spire and Fairfield

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time for an ice-cream at Waterhead

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by the Waterhead Hotel

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Tuesday 17th

Early clouds on Wetherlam

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Grange-over-Sands, the Grange Plant Centre

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on the prom

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more bees

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the station

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some Northern trains

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poster for the Cumbria Coastal Way

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sad in the Grange Ornamental Gardens, some pillock has pinched the rare and beautiful ducks

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on the way home, the Torver Alpacas resting

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Monday 16th

A bee-line for the top of Loughrigg from High Close this afternoon

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Grasmere

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by the trig point, clouds sticking to High Pike

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Windermere from the parched top

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sign of some dampness over the Coniston fells

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Loughrigg Tarn looking a bit green with algae.

Sunday 15th

Our Hollyhock flowers are dropping off, one a day

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clouds on The Old Man, from High Cross

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8.30 am.

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trickling beck by the Walna Scar road out of Coniston

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along The Banks

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High Yewdale from Bank Terrace

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onto the Foxfield Coniston railway line, I think it is bridge number 209

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just over the wall

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down past The Ship

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back into the village past Bowmanstead and the Doctor's Surgery

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7 pm. A fine evening, in the fields of Monk Coniston

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Saturday 14th

An early shower on Himalayan Balsam at Sawrey Ground Intake

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Grasmere Garden Village

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the acers there changing colour

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the Wordsworth Hotel & Spa

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The Inn at Grasmere (ex Red Lion)

with England flags flying

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Broadgate, a Bowness bound open top bus departing opposite the Heaton Cooper Studio

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just after 6 pm. Beside the Bluebird Cafe, Coniston

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sunshine for the evening, on The Old Man.

Friday 13th

A sad sight on the extended beach at Monk Coniston. The words salmonella and food-poisoning come to mind, hopefully

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busy in the main street, Cockermouth

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Castlegate

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the river Derwent below the Jennings Brewery and castle

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loosestrife by the river

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the turn off to Buttermere

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the Lakes Coffee House

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looks like continued fine weather, in the window of Heales Optitians

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Blackstock Point, and Dodd

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towards Ouse Bridge.

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