The strong winds over the last few days have customised my park.
Please can we have some sunshine and we visit Silloth and find an unusual Edwardian gem.
What a busy few weeks we have been having dodging showers, getting muddy and totally irritating the humans as we have moped around the house, when it seemed that the rain would never stop.
Raincoats and boots packed we take a walk alongside the River Caldew to see recent flood damage and come across some orange slime.
Our onboard clocks became very confused yesterday (Saturday), like much of nature it turns out, as the temperatures soared to about 16 deg C and the sun blazed through the autumn leaves.
Our destination is the Finlandrigg nature reserve just outside of Carlisle. The venue was chosen as it has been a while since we have been, we know that it should be reasonably clean and it should be full of sniffs.
We head to Lanercost for a paddle, some sniffs and to visit the make-believe set from a horror movie at the rear of Lanercost Priory.
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.
Linstock is around 2.25miles from Carlisle and is a small village on the Hadrian’s Wall path.
We return to Finglandrigg Wood, a place we last visited during the early part of 2009 in search of fungi, toadstools and autumn leaves.