Diggers, workmen in bright orange boiler suits and the sounds of heavy machinery faced us yesterday as we walked along the side of the River Eden in Carlisle.
Silloth on the Cumbrian coast was our long walk destination this week ahead of the visit of the Tour of Britain bike race later this week.
Over the last year a number of buildings have been demolished in Carlisle to make way for new development and to try and improve the City.
Creativity takes time but it also needs space and these are two things in short supply around here since the arrival of Rufus.
Spring is in the air today and Rufus went for his first walk in the park.
With the return of the birds to our hedgerows my attention is drawn to their cheerful songs and an increasing number of discarded bags of dog poo hung from branches.
Four days since Rufus arrived and the house and routines have been turned upside down to accommodate his needs and puppy schedule.
With mist blanketing the City of Carlisle all weekend I ventured out to get some exercise and some boys time with my human dad.
Preparations were well underway this morning for the Cyclo-cross North East (CXNE) league event at the Sheepmount in Carlisle.
The humans say a “Picture can say a thousand things”, and so I think can a typeface, or font.