Category Archives: Quaker, Independent Research, published poems and articles

Day Eight: West Bay

We decided to have a leisure day, and spend the morning wandering around West Bay. Although we didn’t know it at the time, this is the town where the British television murder mystery series, Broadchurch, takes place. West Bay Hotel, where … Continue reading

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Day 7 Lyme Regis to West Bay 10 -12 miles

Estimates  of the distance varied, and my Fit Bit needed to be charged so we had no independent distance calculator. But never mind, the morning was bright and beautiful. We started off in high spirits, wandering along the promenade. Our … Continue reading

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Day 6 St. Ives to Lyme Regis by train and bus

Saturday was a travel day. We leaped from St. Ives on the Atlantic coast, inland and cross country to Lyme Regis, on the Channel side. where we could pick up the SWCP along the Jurrasic Coast, a World Heritage site. … 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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