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Tuesday, 1 February 2011

The Lakes

There's something rather magical about the Lake District.  It's one of those places that I never tire of...it just seems good for the soul somehow.  All those mountain peaks and fells reflected in clear water...no wonder the area has always attracted poets and writers.  I'm getting a bit carried away myself!

I guess you can tell we enjoyed our little break...we had a pit stop here by Derwent Water.  Shame the top came off our flask, so we ended up with a rucksack full of coffee.  Ah well...great view!


  1. Gorgeous photo - I love the Lake District too, though we haven't been up there for years. Love your header pic - my sort of tea!!

  2. I love the Lake District too, it's only an hour's drive from our house on the Lancashire coast so we go up there quite a bit in the summer months. Lovely photo of Derwentwater - pity about the coffee-soaked rucksack!

  3. Great photo of such a lovely part of our country. I've only been to the Lake district once and would love to return one day. What a shame about the coffee spilling in the rucksack - hard to get rid of the smell I would think:)

  4. Lovely photo of a wonderful place! It's somewhere that I've always enjoyed visiting, whatever the weather! Flighty xx

  5. I'd love to visit the Lake District again. It's a very long car journey for us from down South. May catch a flight next time! Gorgeous photo. x

  6. I was just saying to Jos a couple of weeks ago that I would love to return to the Lake District. What a pretty place and I am glad you enjoyed your break!

    Hugs from Holland ~