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The 'Words by the Water' festival at Keswick in 2010, gave me an opportunty to re-visit the Lake District and get in some serious walking.


In March, with snow on the tops, it's a most beautiful part of the country, especially if you wrap up warm and head for high ground.







And of course, there are the classic Wainwright books...




And if you want to see Julia Bradbury doing them...



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| The Lake District |


me on top of mt

Just in case you wonder whether I actually do a bit of walking myself, or get others to photograph the mountains for me, here's your proof - old git on the top!

view up

The view westwards from just north of Keswick.

across lake

Looking back across Derwent Water towards Keswick (upper left).


Trees casting long, winter shadows, beside Derwent Water.Tr


I love the sense of space as you ascend, and the crispness of the chilly air.


I'm grateful for good weather; wouldn't want to be up here in a storm.


Sitting to eat sandwiches by a stream could well become my most popular form of meditation!


Reflections in Crummock Water


Looking down towards Buttermere from the slopes above Crummock Water.