Monthly Archives: January 2013

Power to the People! (but where’s it coming from?)

What pleasing news to see Cumbrian Councillors dismiss proposals to store nuclear waste under the Lake District National Park. Placing one of the UK’s natural wonders into the shadow of a potentially toxic menace would have been crazy, even though … Continue reading

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Standing at the railway station…

I’ve only ever driven into Keswick. There’s the frustration of seeing the Lake District National Park sign on the A66 and knowning you’ve another 20 minutes to keep the pedal down, and then there’s the scrum for a car parking … Continue reading

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A time for safety and respect on the fells…

We all have our traditions, the little things that make our trips to certain places special. For me, no trip to Keswick would be complete without a pint in the Dog and Gun and maybe a Cumberland Sausage or their … Continue reading

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New beginnings…

I’m sure everyone has been wished Happy New Year until they are blue in the face, but I’d like to do it as well. Obviously, the coming of January is a great time to introduce resolutions in the form of … Continue reading

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