Work has started to repair flood damage caused to the West Coast Main line near Carlisle.
Full of fun and mischief, Buster will be sadly missed.
Our adventures this week took us north and slightly west towards the Scottish town of Dumfries in search of a monument to a musician who was part of the orchestra onboard RMS Titanic.
A bottle of bright orange gloop arrived in the bathroom this week. Written on the clear plastic bottle in big letters was the phrase ‘Dirty Beastie’. This sort of hinted it maybe for us.
Gretna Green, where the famous blacksmiths is to be found, on the Scottish Border is where we ended up yesterday on our latest adventure.
Santa has been to our house once more and brought us some lovely gifts for Christmas Day. The freezing temperatures have not stopped Father Christmas defrosting his sleigh for Christmas 2010. So what is dad’s excuse for washer bottles freezing and needing to scrape the windows? Two dogs in Cumbria now have very happy lickers […]
Overnight our world has turned white as the snow has returned to Carlisle. During the night, Charlie had ventured outside for a quick check around only to return covered in snow and eager to wake mum and dad. Shall we say, it was a bit early when we started to get ready for our walk. […]
Finally, after almost a year of waiting, we have visited Giggle Alley in the south west of Cumbria. Giggle Alley is a woodland area at one end of Eskdale Green, near Gosforth. It is managed by the Forestry Commission. Dad found out about this place towards the end of last year. He has had it […]
We return to Finglandrigg Wood, a place we last visited during the early part of 2009 in search of fungi, toadstools and autumn leaves.
Discover Eden is the heading on a 2m long stone we found this morning at the Linstock end of Rickerby Park. Currently the stone is laying down, resting on some wooden blocks. This single stone has been left here to give an idea of a proposed art installation for Carlisle. Seven stones, cut from rock […]