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About lynback58

Lyndon is a writer and independent researcher. Her articles, poems, book reviews, and short stories have appeared in Friends Journal, Pendle Hill Publications, Quaker History, Poetry Ink 2013, Forge 2015, and Gemini Magazine. 2015

Walking the South West Coast Path

May 21-22  Flight and Arrival in Padstow on the Cornwall Coast of England Delta’s night flight from Philadelphia to London was almost completely empty. As the night wore on, passengers took advantage, and quietly appropriated the empty seats, curling up … Continue reading

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Day 1 From Padstow to Porthcothan 13.75 miles

Monday- Another beautiful, clear day. Up at 7:00, down to breakfast. Our cheerful waitress showered us with endearments, “What you want dearie?” “That’s all right then my darling’” Will that be all mi luv?” etc. etc. Set off by 9:30. … Continue reading

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From Windemere to Swathmoor Hall, unzipped

We spent a day and two nights at the Fairview, enjoying the elegant comfort of an English country inn, and touring the Lake District. It was a full day of winding up steep narrow roads, visiting a stone circle, taking … Continue reading

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Day 8: Our Last Day on the Dales Way

Day 8 was to be an easy last day on the trail, ending up at a posh B&B on Lake Windermere.  However, once again our map reading skills proved less than perfect . . . . Janet, our hostess, drove … Continue reading

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Firbank Fell and George Fox’s Pulpit

Day 7: “A misty moisty morning when foggy was the weather. . .”  I heard the rain steadily all night long.  James and Janet, two of the most genuinely nice people you could possibly have as hosts, were taking off … Continue reading

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Day 6: Lost along the River and Soaked to the Skin

We woke to a gray sky and ominously dark clouds that had settled on the hills. Dianne, our hostess at the Stone Cold Inn, made us a nice breakfast and packed us a lunch. We set off by 9:00, and … Continue reading

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Day 5: From the Station Inn at Ribblehead to Dent

The Station Inn, where we spent the night, was built at the edge of a lonely country road. I thought of drovers, hostelries, and post chaises stopping here at the end of a long day’s journey. I could imagine ladies … Continue reading

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