THIS WEEK:

Sunday 5th

Another early start, Holywath, looking down on the Coniston cricket pitch

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Miners Bridge, up to the Coppermines Valley

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by the hydro electric scheme dam

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Coppermines YHA

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Levers Water Beck

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the underground water filtration building

Levers Water is the source of drinking water for Coniston, over Hawkshead Hill, into the Graythwaite and Satterthwaite valleys

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sign under Simon's Nick

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Levers Water at a low level, we've not had much rain

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looking back at the dam and start of the ridge onto Black Sails

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returning down through Boulder Valley

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The Pudding Stone

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cairns under Crowberry Haws

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daffodils above the steep, hard, 1 in 4 Walna Scar descent into the village

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a small painted slate placed in the tree in our garden, facing the road.

Saturday 4th

An early start, down Lake Road

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clouds and weak sunshine on the fells above Levers Water

 

in the fields below John Ruskin School

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the locals are resting

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Coniston Hall, following the Cumbria Way

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by the lake at Water Park

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clouds on Wetherlam

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horse at Hoathwaite

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onto the Coniston to Foxfield railway line at Torver

if the powers that be hadn't put profit over people, it would still be a railway line (end of rant)

Camellias at La'al Arrow

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a robin at Park Coppice

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daffodils, down the hill to Haws Bank and back into the village.

Friday 3rd

On the way to Ambleside for some fruit and veg, a walk for Sir Ben in High Close Woods

on the highest fells there is a thin layer of fresh snow this morning

a variety of locals, Herdwicks, Jacobs and more

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Granny Smiths is open

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magnificent cherry blossom at Hayes Garden World

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Waterhead

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daffodils looking like soldiers, on guard, waiting

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back home, I can see a future veggy lasagne.

Thursday 2nd

Wet Daffodils starting a walk around Tarn Hows

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at the Scott Memorial, some sunshine on the Yewdale fells

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more larch taking a beating

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at the curved top seat

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one of the signs

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Sir Ben taking a leap, can't wait to get in the water

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sparkling in the fleeting sunshine

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sunshine on the Pikes

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one of two small Roe Deer above Monk Coniston. Getting used to the lack of traffic.

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8pm - Coniston residents, all - Clapping for the NHS

Thank you for this pic Zoe

Wednesday 1st April

confinement, for our own good

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lunchtime, at High Cross

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lots of timber up here, awaiting collection along the cycle- route onto Grizedale Moor

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a Heron fishing in Wharton Tarn

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why would they leave a solitary tree, too thin I suppose

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a few sopts of rain in the air, clouds topping The Old Man

 

worse on Walna Scar

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25? Maybe

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Daffodil

at Summer Hill

half a moon reflected in the windscreen of an unused car this evening. Talking this afternoon to you John, has made me go all artistic!

Tuesday 31st

Traffic lights, minus the traffic, 6.20 am.

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sunrise from Maundry Bank

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more cloud away on the Pennines

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St Andrew's Church clock strikes 7 way below

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the first of the sun colouring the fells

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down the lake to the windmills on Kirkby Moor

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Rascal How

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breakfast for some

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Kennel Crag hiding Lever's Water

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returning over Miners Bridge to Dixon Ground and the village

navigating one or two locals

where is Amanda Owen when you need her?

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Horse Chestnut bursting above Dixon Ground.

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