The Borrowdale Shepherds’ Meet

Some of you may remember that last Christmas Eve I blogged ab out how following two shepherds on Twitter had helped to reconnect me to my childhood growing up on a farm. I have continued to follow them and in particular one blogger, @herdyshepherd1, has been particularly interesting with his daily Tweets on the travails…

365 Project – Day 265

Boats. Took Maude for a pre-breakfast walk down on the shore of Derwent Water, after dodging all the tripods of the photographers enjoying early light and hoping for reflections we came to these rowing boats. And some ducks. 22 September 2014

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Borrowdale Shepherds’ Meet. Today we have been to the Borrowdale Shepherds’ Meet and I will blog about it in detail in The Sixwheeler Chronicles when I get home and back to a faster WiFi connection. We had a truly wonderful and charming day; there were sheep being judged, sheepdog trials, dogs being judged (as well…

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House of Wool. My regular followers know that when I can I like to include something really odd in this blog. Well things don’t get much odder than a house apparently made out of wool. Certainly the external walls are made from unprocessed sheep fleece; well it’s something useful to do with this year’s clip…

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Weird Bird? Came across this tree stump which looks like a weird bird, or perhaps a small dragon. I think I should go to bed now as I clearly need some sleep. Good Night. 19 September 2014

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Pilgrim Steps. Went up all these steps on my way to the cathedral in Le Puy en Velay, the Camino de Santiago museum is at the top and popular with pilgrims and tourists alike. 18 September 2014

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Colonnade and Cobbles. Colonnade, cobbles and stone flags in Bath, it can be a right bugger to walk here with a permanent risk of a twisted ankle or trip hazard. It is beautiful though. 17 September 2014