Browsing the "2018" Category

Ore and wonder

February 28th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

A flourishing arts centre and an artists’ co-operative making Egremont Red paint from iron ore have regenerated the site of


Natural history

February 28th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Interior designer Charlotte Findlater has used natural materials, industrial styling and state-of-the art technology to transform her family’s home near


Eats shoots and leaves

February 28th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Windermere-based specialist grower Bjørn Abraham produces microgreens loved by chefs for their colour, texture and intensity of flavour and increasingly


Who shot Percy Toplis?

February 28th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

In his new book, retired Caldbeck GP Jim Cox examines the life and dramatic death, near Penrith, of the charismatic


For King and countryside

February 28th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Many soldiers who went to fight in the World War One trenches were motivated by a powerful love of the


Spreading the A word

February 28th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Deborah Brownson’s fight to ensure her son, Jake, and other children with autism get the help they need has taken


Making tracks

January 29th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Born and brought up in Whitehaven, Tom Tyson became a professional musician at 17. He played bass with some of


Drawn to nature

January 29th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Angie Mitchell is a painter, printmaker and art teacher who lives and works in Kendal and exhibits widely. A member


Sands of time

January 29th, 2018 | by Cumbria Life

Formed by glaciers, Morecambe Bay has been a major thoroughfare, an industrial powerhouse and a place of tragedy and beauty.



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