Museum of Lakeland Life, a bit disconcerting to see so many things you remember, in a museum. We also loved the Quaker Tapestry.and this quilt.
Made of knitted squares and embroidered panels, I think the square were knitted by a lady (forgot the name, sorry) and the embroidered pieces were worked by her friends. Sorry about the photo quality. There are some better photographs here
We visited Sisergh Castle I must have passed it a thousand times on journeys back and forth but it is a lovely house to visit. Fascinating history, Jacobites and all that,wonderful wooden paneling and carved fireplaces and the portraits, for me, are particularly fine.
In the gardens we found these treasures.
I actually took loads more but as this was supposed to be a quick catch up post I better move on, there are some more photographs on this blog
Another beautiful day and a beach combing walk on Walney Island
I didn't wan't to trespass here
The sea made art
Iconic Black Combe
See how it has inspired other people here
Another view with Walney Channel
Our last trip was to see the tree that has been planted for my brother,on a grassy bank, over looking the town so he can keep it in order.
Hopefully in the spring it will have snowdrops round it and then white blossom.
So that took longer than I thought, if you stuck with it to here can you help me identify this shrub?. I have searched but had no luck so far.
Right better get to the catching up, seem to have been doing that this whole year which is flying by.
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