This is Causey Pike, seen from the road around Bassenthwaite.
On Sunday afternoon, the biographer, Juliet Barker, talked about the Brontes and the importance of their imaginary worlds, with such engagement with her subject. They were unique, she said, as a coterie of writers, three in the same family. None of us could think of any other examples, although there are several acting and performing dynasties. Why should this be, I wonder?
Two pairs of fingerless mittens: the first in the Newfoundland pattern.
Both of these will be going off to Knit for Peace, to keep someone warm.