It started off good but then the rains came ... again! August 5th 2012 It was a beautiful morning. No wind and the lake was like glass. Fluffy balls of white cloud drift between the mountains.
Unfortunately, there where dark clouds looming where I was. So I walked along Pike Rigg enjoying the last of the sun whilst a little heron stood sentry by the lake.
The path long Mill Beck was still a little muddy after last night's torrential rain but, once one the grass ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Cumbria » Lake District Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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