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Tag Archive for ‘Cumbria’

A Busy Month

Just a quick post to get back into the swing of things. I’ve had a busy month getting a couple of projects off the ground, on in particular has been adding to and organising the ebooks I produce. With a little bit of head scratching and midnight oil burning I’ve managed to produce twelve titles, not in one month obviously but reaching number twelve feels like a bit of a […]

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Meditating On Eternity.

If you seek a little peace and quiet away from the hurly burley of Appleby’s annual Horse Fair, you may wish to visit the church of St. Lawrence which stands quietly behind a simple arcaded wall at the foot of the main street. One of the features you will find within the coolness of it’s walls is the tomb of Lady Anne Clifford, 1590 – 1676,  where she lies in […]

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Market Day

I live in the North West of England and I am a great fan of local markets, the mix of goods for sale and the conversations that bounce to and fro between stallholders and customers are two of the experiences that make a visit to the market such an enjoyable experience for me. Also they are a constantly evolving business as tastes and customers change, reflecting the increasing diversity of […]

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Helter Skelter

Ulverston, an elegant market town  in Cumbria has an annual Dickensian weekend in November, a chance to have some fun before winter’s harsh teeth begin to really bite. It’s one of those local festivals that I like to try and get to, the Steam Fair at Heskin in Lancashire is another. Its a chance to see how another town enjoys itself and Ulverston really puts it’s heart and soul into the celebrations.  The weekend […]

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Appleby Horse Fair

In an earlier post I mentioned in passing the Appleby Horse Fair and I thought I would revisit it and add a few more images.  The fair takes place annually at the beginning of June and centres on the former county town of Appleby, once of Westmorland now of Cumbria. The fair has been in existence since the sixteenth century when horses were the mainstay of agricultural work plus horses […]

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