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Cold, Dark Winter

Ennerdale Lake

Dramatic Scenes Await: Soon, cold and dark winter days will be upon us once more in West Cumbria. Winter is a time when creatures with common sense hibernate, and us humans continue with the daily grind. But, there is nothing …

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Black Sail, Ennerdale

Black Sail Postcard

Vintage Postcard: This is a contemporary photograph of the Black Sail hostel at the foot of the Ennerdale Valley, but with a twist. A vintage effect has been added to the photo, so that the scene looks like that of an …

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Walking In The Clouds

Heather On Crag Fell

Crag Fell: Having checked the Lake District weather forecast this was looking  to be a promising walk, with strong sunlight and zero precipitation… but with a 70% chance of low cloud above 400 metres. Crag Fell stands at 523 metres. I …

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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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Blakeley Raise

Blakeley Raise Stone Circle

Stone Circle: Blakeley Raise Stone Circle is a beautiful little stone circle on the edge of the Western Lakeland Fells. It has been sympathetically restored and offers excellent views, this is one of the easiest of the Cumbrian circles to …

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Selfish People


Loss Of Control: In 2012, a Mussel kill event occurred in the River Ehen in West Cumbria. It was estimated that up to 90% of mussels in the river were wiped out. These were the very same animals that were alive …

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Foxes Hung From Tree

Censored Image

Barbaric & Disturbing: I recently discovered a story in a national newspaper about foxes being hung from a fence in Argentina. The foxes were hung as a warning to predators, with the hope of deterring them from preying further on a …

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River Liza, Ennerdale

River Liza, Ennerdale

The Shining River: 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, Heritage! Please show me your interpretation of the subject …

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