Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mono is best.

Here are a few of my monochrome images from my weekend walk at Elterwater                                                                                  Lingmoor Fell                                         Doreen at Skelwith Force                                                              Slater’s Bridge                                                        Crossing Slater’s Bridge                                         The Langdale Pikes viewed from Blea Tarn

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Crosby CHA

Yesterday I went to Elterwater with my local rambling club. Crosby CHA. Details of the walk are on the club website Some members have had difficulty getting on to the site. It can also be accessed via the link … Continue reading

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Whitewell and Newton

Squelch, squelch, squelch. That was the sound made by our boots on this very wet walk. Yes. We were in the Trough of Bowland. It was a beautiful day with clear blue skies, warm sunshine and hardly any breeze. A … Continue reading

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Glasson Dock and Cockersand Abbey

Yesterday I went for a walk along the Lancashire Coastal footpath. We started our walk from Glasson Dock which is now used as a marina. In the past it accommodated ocean going vessels which berthed here when the River Lune … Continue reading

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Ellesmere Lakes

The mere at Ellesmere is the largest and most spectacular of the nine glacial meres around the “North Shropshire Lake District”. It is situated on the edge of town and is a legacy of the last ice age when large … Continue reading

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On 4th September I went with my local rambling club to Dufton and here are some images taken on the “A” party walk. Despite a poor weather forecast the day turned out fine with plenty of sunshine. A full description … Continue reading

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The Long Mynd

Sunday 21st August. A group of us from my local gym set out for an easy walk in Shropshire. We started our walk from Church Stretton and walked up the beautiful Carding Mill Valley. The slopes were covered in heather … Continue reading

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Villa Balbianello

The villa and the Loggia were built in the last years of the 18th century when Cardinal Durini acquired the Punta di lavedo, a romantic peninsular on the shoreline of Lake Como. Over the years “Il Balbianello” was transformed into … Continue reading

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