Earlier today Dad and I escaped the house and ventured out on a boys walk, leaving mum and Buster at home.
With blue sky overhead we decided that we would venture out and search for a path which we have previously spotted from the new Carlisle bypass, but so far has eluded closer inspection.
Raincoats and boots packed we take a walk alongside the River Caldew to see recent flood damage and come across some orange slime.
We managed to get out of the house over the weekend and we are pleased to report that Spring has officially arrived.
We had heard of some new musical instruments that had appeared in Bitts Park and were eager to try them out, but first we had to get there.
With the ground frozen after cold overnight temperatures it was decided that we could return to Rickerby Park in Carlisle and not get too muddy. This was good news as we were keen to investigate the new stone circle.
Autumn has officially arrived and so has the early morning fog it would seem, as we peered out through the bedroom window covered with condensation.
With the Northern Development Route road due to open in the very near future we thought we would take a quick look whilst it is still quiet and a pleasure to walk along.
Perched high on a hill, on the other side of Brampton, to the CaponTree monument ,is a rather ornate sculpture to the 7th Earl of Carlisle, George William Fredrick Howard.
What started off as a simple walk in the sunshine on the Silloth prom turned out to be quite exciting, as we came upon a big emergency services exercise.