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London and the House of Commons

A long weekend in London, visiting son, Tom. Including a walk from Westferry to Tate Modern along the Thames Path, via Limehouse and St. Katherine Dock; and attending a reception at the House of Commons. ...

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Wray Castle & Orrest Head

For Brendan’s birthday we decided to to stay at the Miller Howe Hotel on the side of Lake Windermere, a renowned foodie establishment, and visit Claife Viewing Station, Wray Castle and Orrest Head. Three places Brendan had never been to. Thankf...

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Stanley Ghyll & Eskdale from Birker Fell

Thursday was another blue sky day so Brendan and I drove up to the top of Birker Fell to walk in the other direction from Devoke Water, where I walked to last week. I had been contacted by a lady who had lost her camera at this parking spot last week...

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Devoke Water & Seat How

After weeks of rain and wind, Friday was a blue sky day. So I drove to the top of the Birker Fell Road to walk to Devoke Water and up to Seat How. I didn’t bother to leave home until after nine. By mid morning on Seat How, the sun would be behi...

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Brighton 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! ...

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Whinlatter Fell

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. ...

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Hallin Fell by the Ullswater Steamer

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...

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Dalton Safari Zoo

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...

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