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Bridging The Gap

Wooden Bridge On Wainwright Coast to Coast

Coast To Coast: The small wooden bridge above, is one of many on the Wainwright Coast to Coast walking route. The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192-mile (309 km) unofficial and mostly unsignposted long-distance footpath across Northern England. Devised …

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Hanratty’s Scrap Yard

Hanrattys Scrap Yard, Whitehaven

Rag & Bone: Each week, I will post a photograph as part of a challenge from the Daily Post – you are invited to participate. This week, the challenge is entitled, Unusual! Please show me your interpretation of the subject …

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To Be Cumbrian

Sunrise over Ennerdale Water, with reflections in the water.

What It Means: The featured image above, was today, submitted to a competition run by The Cumberland. The photograph was submitted in the category: What it means to be Cumbrian. What being Cumbrian, means to me: I’m an advocate of the …

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Ennerdale Water Circuit

Ennerdale Water

Splendid Views: This was a really enjoyable walk in glorious weather. The route took me on a circuit of the lake, through woods and grazing land and offered up splendid views of the surrounding hills. Ennerdale Water is a glacial …

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Water Worries

Water Splash

Explosive: Some startling information has come to light about the water that we drink in West Cumbria, which is being extracted from boreholes at Egremont. The water contains Hydrogen: FACT: Hydrogen is a clear, odorless, and tasteless gas. It is lighter …

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Mannix & Whellan, 1847

Old Painting Of Whitehaven

Opulent Sea Port: The following has been transcribed from Mannix & Whellan, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Cumberland, 1847: A large and opulent Sea Port and Market Town, in the parish of St. Bees, three miles north of the lofty …

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge

It Was The Aliens! Around 1988, I visited Stonehenge. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time, having been intrigued by stories and the archaeological theories of the time, as to it’s existence. The featured image …

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German U-Boat Attack

U-Boat Attack On Whitehaven

One Fatality: In 1915, A German U-boat attacked a local chemical works. The submarine surfaced and fired 55 shells from its deck. There was no real damage sustained following the attack. The factory was attacked, because it extracted Benzene, and …

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Haig Pit

Haig Pit, Whitehaven

Strip Collage: Each week, I will post a photograph as part of a challenge from the Daily Post – you are invited to participate. This week, the challenge is entitled, Collage! Please show me your interpretation of the subject by …

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