This is my second writing break this year. The first was early on in the year near Keswick. It is something I will continue to try and do. It’s great to have the break from the normal day to day routine. This break was through Airbnb and an amazing find. The family came with me for a period and the distance to a reasonable train station was a challenge being on the West side of the Lakes. They had a room with a Wii and a projector, which makes me reevaluate my own ‘Man room’ I have for the football and a quiet space. The place is nearly five miles to the nearest village of note.
There is zero mobile signal, with the exception I found the top of ‘The pike’ behind the cottage which is a short climb away offering amazing views and more bizarrely 4G.
The view from just outside the cottage first thing in the morning. What you can’t see is I have a freshly brewed filter coffee in hand, the rest is keeping warm on the roaring fire I just made before coming out.
No two morning are alike this was the second day.
The walk up the Pike to find the only place I have found 4G while being in the lakes, that’s the coast in the background.