THIS WEEK:

Monday8th

The transformation from sunshine at Lowick Green, to showers over Coniston

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sunshine on Peel Island

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a bit of a rainbow

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Brown Howe

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mending the potholes is going on at Tarn Hows

more fleeting glimpses of the sun, and some fresh snow on the higher tops

2.10 pm. at the head of the lake

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Coniston Water shining by Pier Cottage.

Sunday 7th

Cloudy on the higher fells, but dry with a cold wind

on the Broughton Moor road from Torver

signs of Spring on the forest tracks of Broughton Moor

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if you want some timber, you're too late

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one or two of the larch have burst

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frogspawn, back in the usual place

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the River Lickle.

Saturday 6th

More rain, a soggy walk in High Close Woods

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under the big Wellingtonia

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damp fleeces at The Oaks

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puddles are not always bad news

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near the Gingerbread Shop

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sand bags at Sam Read's

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Friday 5th

Foxfield Railway Station, about 10.30 am.

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bright over Kirkby Moor

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a two car Northern train comes into the station, on its way from Barrow round the west coast to Whitehaven and Carlisle

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windy at the head of the lake this afternoon, just before the rain arrived

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the Monk Coniston Jetty

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the end of which is just underwater.

Thursday 4th

Orrest Head this lunchtime

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above the Mountain Goat and Nat West buildings

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following the sharp zig-zags in the road

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another view of Windermere

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at the fell-gate

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the final steps to the top

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Wainwright's plaque

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it looks a bit watery towards the Langdale Pikes

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down past the green silver birch.

Wednesday 3rd

Fresh snow on Coniston Old Man, starting a trip to Cockermouth, via the west coast

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quite white on the Troutbeck fells

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Ravenglass, beyond the main street, Black Combe

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Wasdale

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Workington, at the harbour entrance, looking up the coast towards Maryport

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a support vessel for the Solway wind turbines, heading for the harbour

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Millers Bridge, Cockermouth

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Skiddaw, a slight detour, on the way back, the viewpoint in Thornthwaite Forest

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Blencathra from Rookin House

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approaching Kirkstone Pass, a timber wagon squeezes past a Homebase lorry.

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