Monthly Archives: November 2009

Flooding in the Lake District

A personal view of the Lake District Flooding in November 2009 from Patterdale, Glenridding and Ullswater. Continue reading

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Watch out for the Cows

Advice for Dog Walkers with Cows Continuing on the bovine theme just some thoughts on walking with dogs around cows.  There have been a worrying number of stories in the press this year about various “killer cows” attacking walkers especially … Continue reading

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Follow the cows

If you want an accurate weather forecast follow the cows It’s probably common knowledge but it’s been useful to me since I’ve been walking around here on a regular basis. The “facts” of the case seem to be that “if … Continue reading

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Helvellyn is Magnificent

Helvellyn – England’s third highest peak and probably the most popular and accessible No visit to the Lake District is complete in my humble opinion without an ascent of Helvellyn. With all due respect to Beatrix Potter, the “delights” of … Continue reading

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Helvellyn joins blogosphere

Well this is me entering the Blogosphere. Mad about the Lake District in general and Helvelyn in particular. Apologies in advance for boring or annoying people. If in doubt check out my main website on Helvellyn – the third highest peak in … Continue reading

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