Monthly Archives: June 2013

Purple not Yellow

A recent visit up to the River Nent in Cumbria was in stark contrast to the snowy bleakness of April.  Now an array of wild flowers has burst onto the scene.  The long cold winter seems to have given them … Continue reading

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Clover takes over

The riverside pasture in Stamfordham is a great place to track the progress of the year.  A bright, warm, sunny evening took us out for a walk past the church and down to the River Pont.  The marsh marigolds are … Continue reading

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Under Black Combe

The south west corner of Cumbria is dominated by the bulk of Black Combe, nowhere else in the Lake District do the hills reach so far towards the Irish Sea.  The Whicham Valley sits to the south with its own … Continue reading

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