Meeting resilient rural communities

David Beeby – 15th September 2019 Today we walked out of the Langdale valley, over Stake pass and down in to Borrowdale. Our first serious ascent. What it really brought home is the challenge of connectivity in our county. A walk of a relatively few miles and yet the valleys could be in different countries. … Continue reading “Meeting resilient rural communities”


Sights, smells and sounds of our great county

David Beeby – 14th September 2019 One of the beauties of walking through Cumbria is the fact that you have the time to appreciate the sights, smells and sounds of our great county. We also have to time to stop and chat and learn. Before setting off from Coniston, we had a lovely chat with … Continue reading “Sights, smells and sounds of our great county”


Sun, swimming and a night in Coniston

David Beeby – 13th September 2019 Day two is dry and warm day all day – a pleasant surprise! Getting back on to the route, we came across a van putting up ultra high speed fibre wires. In my view this is THE most important infra structure project in our county. Delighted to see this … Continue reading “Sun, swimming and a night in Coniston”


We’re on our way!

David Beeby – 12th September 2019 Started off wet and got wetter and windier as the day went on!! Well, we are in Cumbria. As the saying goes – there is no such thing as bad weather only bad clothing! Lovely starting in Ulverston. Unfortunately, there was no time to visit the Laurel and Hardy … Continue reading “We’re on our way!”

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