In the Sun by the Lake.

I will never get tired of talking about my favourite spots within the Lake District and one of them is Buttermere and the surrounding valley that stretches all the way up to Newlands Pass and onwards to the rocky stretch of road that winds through Honister. We had a lovely family visitor with us a … Continue reading In the Sun by the Lake.


A Springtime Sunset

Spring is officially here, and with it comes those beautiful sunsets that seem to turn the sky into a painting. Last week saw one of these such sunsets, and I loved seeing the myriad of colours behind the trees (still leafless, but pretty) as the sun dipped below the horizon. It helped that the breeze … Continue reading A Springtime Sunset

An Icy View

The weather up here in the Lake District has slowly been warming, and while it is still ever so slightly chilly, and the surrounding vegetation still looks decidedly wintry - signs of spring are popping up all over. However, rewind a couple of weeks ago and you would have thought we'd have just been plunged … Continue reading An Icy View

Winter Sun

Early winter mornings are often the hardest for most. They can be cold, dark and not as inviting as the warm, summer mornings that have gone before. However, sometimes you wake to see a gentle sunrise on the horizon, pale blue skies stretching out ahead of you and the hint of some sun overhead. Mornings … Continue reading Winter Sun