The 2020 Lakeland Christmas Quiz

The results are in! Many thanks to everyone who took part in the 2020 Lakeland Christmas Quiz. I considered that giving the quiz a theme of Wainwright Rocks would have made it a bit more interesting/challenging than just a simple “guess the fell” type of quiz. It seems that the…

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Best of September 2020

Apologies for the delay in posting this monthly selection of images taken during the month of September. To be honest I have been so busy with work it had completely slipped my mind. The month seemed to fly by and there is certainly a change of seasons in the air.…

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Best of August 2020

Continuing with my posts on the best of 2020 here is my selection of images from the month of August. It was another period of mixed weather here in the the dales, some days bright warm sunshine, the next a day of heavy rain showers. No real prolonged spells of…

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Pick a card…

A number of times I have been requested by customers and retail outlets alike for a range of postcards. I was one of those people who thought that the sending of such cards had gone out of fashion, replaced by emails, tweets etc but apparently not. It seems that they…

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Best of June 2020

Swaledale sheep pens

Six months of the year have now passed. Months that have changed many of our lives forever. Lets not be too despondent though, there seems to be light at the end of the Covid19 tunnel. It may be many months or perhaps even years before we return to anything like…

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The 2019 Lakeland Christmas Quiz

“Summit” to think about. It’s that time of year again. A quiz based on the 214 “Wainwright” fells of the Lake District. This year I have gone for a simple theme of “Summits” so all of the photos are taken from the highest (Wainwright) points of the fells. Thank you…

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Remembering…..

Great Gable summit

Following the launch of my idea to frame up the pages of the faulty copies of The Wainwrights in Colour books (see here) to help raise funds for Mountain Rescue, I have been busy this week mounting the pages and dispatching them out to customers. The fells chosen by customers…

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Another great weekend

Andy Beck Keswick Mountain Festival

I am just back from another great weekend promoting and selling The Wainwrights in Colour book. This was the third time that we had been at Keswick Mountain Festival and amazingly this was the best so far. The weather was better than expected, the rain that was forecast for the…

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