Feeling the outdoor love in The Lake District


I’m stood on the summit of Silver How in the Lake District. It’s early March, still technically Winter, and I’m learning the hard way that my woolly beret and favourite patterned mac are not appropriate fellwalking gear. The wind’s icy tail whips my exposed neck, I can’t feel my hands, and the clouds have gathered into a threatening grey blanket, suffocating the surrounding peaks and advancing in my direction.  

Silver How, Grasmere

But I love it.

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