Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Blea Tarn, Eskdale by Steam Train

14th September 2017

A short walk up to Blea Tarn in Eskdale with my sister, Ness, using the Ravenglass to Eskdale Steam Railway. A circular walk of four miles and only 1000ft of ascent. I have not visited Blea Tarn since I was on a ecology field trip as an undergraduate…


Brass & Bells: Ulverston to Urswick

9th September 2017

A busy Saturday! Playing for the Ulverston Charter Day late morning, then ringing bells at Kirkby in Furness and Great Urswick in the afternoon. Just time to mow the lawn when I got home, before the rain. Then feet up for Strictly! 🙂 Jo.  …


Brighton 2017

29th September 2017

Brendan was down in Brighton for the Labour Party Conference, so I went along too. I never saw him until 11pm at night, but I am always able to amuse myself! Brighton is never short of things to do! An excellent five days, mostly avoiding politics, a…


Dalton Safari Zoo

15th September 2017

Dalton Safari Zoo is free this month so my sister, Ness and I paid a visit. I’ve not been for about eight years. I have never liked animals in cages, but this zoo has made a good effort in disguising this by using perspex and creating more natu…


Devil’s Dyke to Truleigh Hill with Fr. John

25th September 2017

On the Monday I took the ten minute train journey from Brighton Station to Hassocks, where Fr. John lives. It was raining as I walked to the station, but it had stopped by the time I reached Hassocks. John collected me from the station. We stopped of…


Hallin Fell by the Ullswater Steamer

16th September 2017

On Saturday Brendan, Ness and I took the Ullswater Steamer from Glenridding to Howtown to do a circular walk around Hallin Fell. I would then nip up to the summit before joining them in a Tea Shop. The circular walk was just over 4 miles and took les…


Whinlatter Fell

18th September 2017

Today Ness and I would park at Whinlatter Visitor Centre for a walk in the forest and up to Whinlatter Fell. We would then go to Keswick. Unfortunately it was raining and the mist was down over the near fells so there wasn’t much of a view. The…