Archives for November 2008

Ohhhhhh, Barrow AFC, Barrow AFC, Barrow AFC, Barrow AFC

Barrow AFC beat 2nd Division Brentford 2-1 last night to progress to the third round of the FA Cup and a possible tie with a Premiership club.  Congratulations to Barrow AFC, their supporters and everyone connected with the club. Just one year ago Barrow were three from bottom of the Blue Square North league, but […]

Horse Riding Holidays

Our friends at Moat Farm Equestrian Centre are running a series of 4 day horse riding holidays during January 2009. Many horse owners make a new year resolution to do more with their horses, so if that’s you, here’s the perfect opportunity to make your resolution a reality. Running from Tuesday to Saturday, the break […]

Camp Sites In Lake District

July 12, 2008 If you’re on a tight budget or just want a taste of the outdoors, camping in the lake district could be your perfect solution. There are numerous lake district camp sites and your choice will depend upon  a) the area that you want to be based in, and b) the type of […]

The Lighthouse Cafe Windermere a beacon of culinary mediocrity?

I had high hopes of the Lighthouse Cafe. It is in an enviable position in the village with outside tables and on a sunny chilly October day it looked busy and inviting. We bagged a corner table and it was cleared swiftly and our order was taken by the ubiquitous East European as clearly all of us […]

Tilberthwaite Walk

The weather in the lake District was fantastic yesterday and the bright autumn sunshine combined with lowered temeratures offered stunningly clear views. We decided to take advantage and drove up to Tilberthwaite. I can’t remember seeing a road sign, but if you drive through Coniston Village towards Langdale on the A593, you’ll see a minor […]

Lake District Restaurants

June 28, 2008 THE WALLS OF JERICHO! Jericho’s restaurant in Windermere village was chosen for our 11th wedding anniversary dinner after much deliberation and angst. The restaurant is within the Waverley Hotel on College Road and turned out to be a real Lake District gem. The dining room is cool and sophisticated in an unfussy […]