Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Fairport Convention, Ulverston 2015

1st February 2015

On Sunday night we went to The Coronation Hall in Ulverston to see Fairport Convention once again, and to catch up with my old friend, Martin. Fairport have a new album out called ‘Myths and Heroes’, so they played a lot of their new mate…

Helvellyn in Freezing Fog

11th February 2015

Yesterday we decided to have a walk up Helvellyn from Wythburn. The Weatherline forecast and the BBC Radio Cumbria Fell Forecast had predicted a cloud inversion, where the high peaks are above the clouds in blue skies and sunshine. This had happened…

High Rigg and Tewet Tarn in Snow.

4th February 2015

There were blue skies and sunshine again on Wednesday so today we decided on a walk over High Rigg, down to the church and on to Tewet Tarn, returning via the footpath through St John’s in the Vale. A walk of about 7 miles. We parked the car op…

Middle Fell in Snow and Candlemas

2nd February 2015

On Monday Ged and I had planned to do Grike and Crag Fell, but the Cold Fell road was closed so we went to plan B, Middle Fell from Greendale. If Wasdale turned out to be inaccessible plan C was Muncaster Fell from the main road. Thankfully there was…

Torver Tarns in Blue Skies

1st February 2015

There were blue skies and sunshine on Sunday which could not be wasted, so after bell ringing for two Sunday Services in the morning, I was keen to get out in the fresh air and persuaded Brendan to join me on a walk around three Torver Tarns. Kelly H…

Walney Island Delights

14th February 2015

A short walk to the beach from home this weekend, going via the airfield then along some of the newly created paths to the North End Nature Reserve, plus some photos of Walney Channel on a still, sunny day. Proof that a windless day on Walney Island…