Blog Posts - Westmorland



How the British dress for work and play.

Can't think what to wear this weekend ....Here's a few ideas !Cumberland and Westmorland fightersWrestlers at the Grasmere Lakeland Sports & Show, 1903 Popular during 18th and 19th century but thought to have originated with the Vikings.Add...
by Katie B's Blog on Nov 14, 2015

Ravenstonedale – Twixt Eden and Lune

I’m still trying to get a decent photograph of the Howgills from the top of Ash Fell. Somehow the weather or the time of day (sun angle) always seems to defeat me. Anyway, here’s my latest and despite its inadequacies I’m using it h...
by Around-England on Apr 23, 2015

Around-England is now in Kirkby Stephen

Kirkby Stephen is a village in the Eden Valley, Cumbria, popular with walkers on the surrounding fells and on the route of the Coast to Coast walk from St. Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay devised by Alfred Wainwright in the early 1970s. It is now also...
by Around-England on Oct 7, 2014

Uomo nudo si sega il pene  Un 43-enne di Penryn, Cornovaglia, nudo per la strada si è evirato il pene in pubblico con un coltello da cucina. Soccorso da due donne che passavano di lì, è stato ricoverato nell'ospedale di Truro in condizioni s...
by Miss Welby on Oct 25, 2013

Donna-Vagina salva l'Uomo-Pene Ci sono titoli che meriterebbero l'Oscar o perfino il Nobel, se esistesse per il giornalismo. Ah già, esiste, è il Pulitzer. Ma questo è storico. Non l'ho mica inventato io, non me ne assumo il merito, semplicemente...
by Miss Welby on Oct 24, 2013

Appleby in Westmorland – An April Afternoon

After spending Saturday morning listening to lectures on bridges at a Cumbria Industrial History Society conference I suppose it is appropriate to show a photo from Saturday afternoon of the Appleby “New” Bridge over the River Eden –...
by Around-England on Apr 22, 2013

Upper Lune Valley from Orton Scar

For more than a year I’ve been trying to get some half decent photos of the Lune Valley from Orton Scar but it seems that every time I drive over there it’s misty. Well today it was a bit better. Not ideal, but I got three reasonable shot...
by Around-England on Jun 12, 2012

National Park Extensions – Consultation Ending

I spent this morning away from the usual Friday morning work on my web sites to put the finishing touches to a submission to the Secretary of State for the Environment and send it off by email. Today is the final day to say whether you approve or dis...
by Around-England on Mar 16, 2012

Westmorland and National Park Expansion

Google just now served me a link to an LDNPA document, dated today, discussing alternatives for the Park authority’s position on the extension of national park boundaries, and in particular the proposal from Natural England that substantial par...
by Around-England on Feb 22, 2012


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