Fresh out of university, a social science degree in hand, I found myself at the doors of BBC Leicester in the early autumn of 2007. Having blagged my way into writing two articles for the student section of the local BBC website whilst in my final year at university, I had somehow managed to secure […]Read More
Posts in 'Lake District'
I’m sat writing this in Mathelides a cool, airy Nordic cafe in Grasmere, with views over to Helm Crag. I had lunch here on my very first week in the Lake District back in April, and as I sit here and type, I’m reflecting on how incredible the last 3 months have been, and how […]Read More
“What a remarkable place”, Albert mused as his eyes gazed out through the window over the next section of the Cumbria Way, earthy brown from the spring heather and disappearing off into the afternoon drizzle. The path was guarded by various fells (Cumbrian/Old Norse for hills/mountains) with wonderfully mysterious names: Great Calva, Knott and Bowscale. […]Read More
If you are looking for an easy, scenic walk in the Lake District, a circular walk around Buttermere lake is a perfect choice, with views of the towering Fleetwith Pike on a clear day and cheeky little ice cream stop half way around! The walk at a glance Type of walk Circular lake walk with […]Read More
Well, I didn’t expect to be penning this first story from the Lake District on a snowy April day! I’m writing this from the village of Grasmere in the central Lakes, using ink and paper which I will later type up on my laptop – a trick I sometimes do when I’m having a day […]Read More