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Tour de Helvellyn
136th/147. 20th lady out of 22.
3rd time doing the event and each with Andy. We were part of a research project.
Andy Mouncey and University of Central Lancashire are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of 'Physiological and Psychological factours that …
... students in England also learn phonics, have sports days and go excursions for special events. Another a big learning event for student all over the Unoted Kingdom is the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War 1. Willbee will be visiting the battle fields of France in about a month so you might also want to think of some questions you might want Willbee to find information about for ...
... from Scotland. Before that the castle belonged to Richard Neville, the Kingmaker. His daughter, Anne Neville, married Richard bringing the castle with her. He did the job well and eventually became King Richard III.
We continue Northwest. The mountains are not as high and the countryside is wilder. The forests appear to be managed and in fact we see areas that have recently been logged. The tops of the fells ...
I am sitting at our Mary Mount Hotel's French doors bathed in sunshine. We have had a wonderful day, English breakfast, drive to the west coast to see the most uninspiring town of Maryport and the grey churning Atlantic beyond and then a few hours in Cockermouth where we explored William Wentworth's childhood home. But the one thing I will always remember about today is the ever changing sky. One minute it threatens rain, then before there is time to ...
... to chase us down but we are moving too fast and get away. This is not the wilderness, although it’s certainly beautiful enough. Instead there is a nice blending of nature and humans coexisting peacefully.
On the way home we spot the pencil museum and decide to give it a go. Pencils have been made here forever. The graphite was mined locally and used by early shepherds to mark their sheep. ...
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Nice spot, basic but just what we needed. Cheap and cheerful.
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