Wetherlam via Black Sails

20th September 2017 Cumbria Life 0

Head to Coniston for a wonderful, challenging walk along an old miners’ path to Wetherlam, taking in 19th-century graffiti, tiny pools and spectacular views along […]

Painting

20th September 2017 Cumbria Life 0

Stefan Orlowski, 31, was brought up in Ulverston and completed his masters in fine art at Wimbledon College of Art in 2012. After a few […]

Close to catastrophe

20th September 2017 Cumbria Life 0

Eric Robson marks the 60th anniversary of the Windscale fire by remembering the lifesaving role played by two very different men – and the accident’s […]

Music and art

20th July 2017 Cumbria Life 0

Brought up in Whitehaven, John Cunningham did a degree in visual and performing arts in Brighton and went on to teach music there and in […]

On top of the world

20th July 2017 Cumbria Life 0

Jubilation greeted the news that the Lake District has finally been granted World Heritage Site status. The announcement in Krakow last month was the culmination […]

High spirit

20th July 2017 Cumbria Life 0

The pioneering climber Gwen Moffat was Britain’s first female professional mountain guide and forged a second career as a writer of climbing books and detective […]

Georgian on my mind

20th July 2017 Cumbria Life 0

After writing historical whodunnits, author Marian Veevers, who lives in Little Langdale, turned her attention to Jane Austen and Dorothy Wordsworth