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Posts tagged ‘Beatrix Potter’

8
May

Miss Potter’s World – The Lake District, Cumbria Part II

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Spring slept in this year, allowing winter to rule the roost for way too long. Mid-April and the unseasonable cold and frost refused to budge. I watched the forecast daily, in the week running up to our visit to Cumbria, willing the sun to shine and the temperature to rise above 3 degrees. Read more »

8
May

Miss Potter’s World – The Lake District, Cumbria

Graywaite Estate

Graywaite Estate

It was a documentary I’d seen, some years ago, that made me want to visit the Lake District. I remember being captivated by images of sweeping views from a mountain top, across a landscape of lush green fields and forest, interspersed with a myriad of sparkling lakes. I watched wistfully as they passed through lakeside villages lined with stone cottages and quaint tea-shops,¬†overshadowed by some towering, heather-clad mountain. Read more »