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Month: October 2017

Autumn Leaves me Smiling

October 24th, 2017

Glorious autumn colours in the Lakes I don’t have a favourite time of year. I enjoy living in a country where we have distinct seasons so I couldn’t live anywhere where it was just hot, hot, hot. Recently, I met a lovely family from Kuwait who stayed at one of my holiday cottages. I made… Read more »

UNESCO Status for the Lake District

October 9th, 2017

What will UNESCO status do for the Lake District? In July 2017 and after several attempts, the Lake District gained UNESCO World Heritage status. This is quite an achievement as it puts the Lakes on a par with the Grand Canyon, Stonehenge and the Taj Mahal. The difference, of course, is that the Lakes is… Read more »