THIS WEEK:

Friday 11th

Quite breezy up here with the hawthorn, on the high ground above Rose Castle

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The Pikes

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sunny on Skelghyll and Wansfell Pike

 

a look of indifference from one of the locals

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the Scott Memorial and track up to Bursting Stone in the distance

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pink hawthorn at High Cross.

Thursday 10th

Around the gardens of Holehird

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under the gunnera

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low cloud on Little Langdale and Lingmoor Fell

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under the wisteria

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Wednesday 9th

Hodge Close road end

misty Blake Rigg above Tilberthwaite Ghyll

we're on a walk to Yew Tree Farm

sign to 'take your litter home' by Shepherd's Bridge

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under the oaks and crags of Holme Fell

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approaching foxglove time

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we meet up with the friendly hoggets

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.... and a goat that has a taste for hawthorn.

Tuesday 8th

Kents Bank Station this lunchtime

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a book exchange in the waiting room

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across the Kent Estuary; Arnside Knott

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Heysham Nuclear Reactor in the heat haze

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it's 13.42

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the round-the-Cumbrian-Coast train, spot on time

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one passenger on, one off

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Monday 7th

On the road from Town End to Colthouse

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over Gallowbarrow, the outline of Wetherlam, very hazy this morning

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from Colthouse, into Hawkshead

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bistort and buttercups

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St Michael from the car park

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millions of bugs eating the vegetation

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hawthorn at the Baptist Chapel, Hawkshead Hill

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greater stitchwort

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clematis guarding the farm.

 

Sunday 6th

Onto the cycle route from High Cross

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early clouds on the high fells

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hawthorn at High Cross

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one or two timber stacks left

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for our Welsh Visitors

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the final part of the tourist track to Coniston Old Man

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not many larch left, it has certainly opened up the views

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Helvellyn

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with all the work going on here, there are still pink campions and wild flowers along the tracks.

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