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Christmas 2018

Photos of assorted brass playing, bell ringing, cats, short walks, and the views from the top of Barrow Town Hall, from over the Christmas period. ...

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Newton Fell (North)

I had walked up Newton Fell (South) earlier in the summer, so it was time to do Newton Fell North. I drove to Newby Bridge and headed for Staveley-in-Cartmel. I drove past the church and parked in the Chapel Plantation car park. Brendan and I then wa...

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Cold Fell & Flat Fell

On Monday Ged and I drove to the Cold Fell Road to walk up two more Outlying Fells, Cold Fell and Flat Fell. Two short walks separated by a five minute drive and lunch. There were blue skies north but a big mass of cloud was keeping us in the shade....

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Vienna

Brendan had a five day conference at the International Atomic Energy Agency, so armed with a Vienna Travel Card I explored the streets of Vienna by myself. This post is what’s left after I removed all the church visits! ...

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Vienna’s Churches

A visit to some of the churches, crypts and catacombs, in my five days of solo ‘street walking’ in Vienna. Plus the superb views out across the city from the North Tower of the Stephansdom and the dome of the Karlskirche. ...

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Loughrigg Fell & Rydal Water

Thursday was another glorious day. The 6.30am Radio Cumbria ‘Fells forecast’ said there was mist in the valleys, so a thermal inversion was on the cards. The blue skies meant that it would also be a great day to capture the autumn colours...

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Burney

Today was another rare blue sky day so I headed, once again, for Grizebeck and the A5092, turning off on the road sign-posted to Woodland, between Beanthwaite and Gawthwaite. I was going to do a circular walk up to Burney, another of Wainwright...

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Blawith Knott and Tottlebank Heights

Today was a rare blue sky day so I headed for Grizebeck and the A5092, turning off on the road sign-posted to Woodland, between Beanthwaite and Gawthwaite. It is a long, narrow, single track road. There is a parking spot directly opposite the Giant...

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Brant Fell

On Monday I drove alongside Windermere turning on to the B5284 that goes to Crook. I take the road to Heathwaite, parking in one of the many spaces near the track to Bowness. I am going to walk up to Brant Fell. Another walk from Wainwright’s...

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