THIS WEEK:

Thursday 13th

Around the Monk Coniston Jetty this morning

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some of the woodwork has been replaced

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blue and white bluebells on the bank in the car park

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aquilegia at home looking good

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later, a walk up to Jenkin's Crag, and down through Stagshaw Garden

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sweet smells of the Azalea and colours of Rhododendron

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waiting boats at Waterhead.

Wednesday 12th

A cloudy scene, by the seat overlooking Elterwater Common

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Silver How across a calm Grasmere

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Huntingstile and the boathouse

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everything is showing green

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the lady or ladies opposite the layby at Brathay Hall.

Tuesday 11th

An early start, up the steep Walna Scar road out of the village

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to Windy Gap, I hoped, the clouds clearing

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above Colt Crag there is some sunshine

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misty on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston, two walkers and a dog disappear into mist to decend the tourist track

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down to Goat's Hawse, and the beautifully stepped path to Goat's Water

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Dow Crag

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the gullies seen from Goat Crag

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back down the Walna Scar road, sunshine all around but still not on The Old Man.

Monday 10th

On the coast road from Ulverston to Barrow

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Bardsea Church

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white bluebells, if there are such things

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shower cloud over Lancaster from Aldingham

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two cranes in Barrow

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from near the allotments at Lowick Bridge, heavy clouds over the Coniston fells

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the Gondola passes Peel Island

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Sunday 9th

In the fields below Monk Coniston

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early clouds clearing from The Old Man

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the locals don't seem to mind me wandering past

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the road to Brantwood on the east side of the lake

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nice smell of ramps along the roadside

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evening sunshine from Park House, Skelwith Bridge.

Saturday 8th

A St Michael's cherry, Hawkshead

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wet daffs in the church grounds

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outside The Sun Inn

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customers at The Honeypot in the square

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and of course, the Hawkshead Shop.

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