Category Archives: Lake District Wildlife

Nature notes

Nature notes from Low Hall Lake District country cottage, which is a real wildlife haven just now. It is just a week before Easter, and spring is here.  Last weekend we saw a hare run across the cottage lawn, following … Continue reading

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First daffodils at Low Hall

The first daffodils at Low Hall opened fully on 9 March 2011.  This  photograph was taken this afternoon, just opposite Low Hall Cottage. They will be the first of many.  The daffodils that line the drive are ready to flower. There are other glimpses … Continue reading

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Owls again and the night sky

Driving home this evening, and halfway along our drive, on the fencepost on the right hand side, stood the barn owl.  I stopped the car; he was about three foot or less away from me, and slowly turned his head … Continue reading

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Spring is just around the corner

After all the wind and rain, the sun has come out today, and here at Low Hall, there are carpets of snowdrops everywhere.  Six mallards rose from the pond as I opened the garden gate, which was a very beautiful … Continue reading

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Keswick Jazz Festival

Jennings and Jazz combine at the Keswick Jazz Festival, which hosts 124 jazz events this year, in 16 different venues, providing a mecca for jazz musicians and enthusiasts from all over the world.  Music and mountains are an idyllic combination.. … Continue reading

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